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Doctor insights on: Can Emotional Abuse Cause Ptsd

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Could emotional abuse cause low self esteem?

Could emotional abuse cause low self esteem?

Yes: Emotional abuse can definitely cause low self esteem. If you are in an emotionally abusive relationship now, you should try to get out. If you have had emotional abuse in the past, talk therapy (counseling) can really help you deal with this and also help work on your self esteem.

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Could emotional abuse cause a lack of awareness to social cues?

Could emotional abuse cause a lack of awareness to social cues?

Yes: A person who has been abused emotionally develop unhealthy coping styles in the attempt to stop the abuser. It is common to for an abused person to avoid any behaviors that are normal responses to social cues. They create a bubble that blurs their vision but they appear out of it" "like a zombie" to others whose intent is normal social interaction. For the abused it is unhealthy protection

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What help is available for psychic trauma caused by emotional abuse?

What help is available for psychic trauma caused by emotional abuse?

Many psychologists: And counselors can help with the trauma of emotional abuse. The most effective treatments are (1) cognitive therapy that includes exposure through imagination and in real life and (2) eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (emdr). Those techniques, combined with stress management and empathic understanding, can help you decrease the distress of memories and reminders of the abuse.

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Does emotional abuse cause more mental disorders as an adult compared with physical or sexual abuse?

Does emotional abuse cause more mental disorders as an adult compared with physical or sexual abuse?

All abuse causes: Emotional harm. Physical & sexual abuse is always accompanied by emotional abuse. But in my experience the emotional aspects of abuse seem to take longer to heal than the physical aspects. The good thing is that people survive & even thrive after abuse when they get the right support & help.

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What are symptoms of emotional abuse?

What are symptoms of emotional abuse?

Emotional abuse: The person often has an extremely harsh & self-critical attitude towards herself/himself. S/he may feel s/he can't do anything right, no matter how hard s/he tries. S/he may be very sensitive to criticism, and go out of her way to be liked. S/he often exhibits poor self-care, & poor boundaries with others. Talk therapy helps explore, understand, and release painful affects and change behavior.

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Please tell me what are signs of verbal and emotional abuse?

Please tell me what are signs of verbal and emotional abuse?

Abuse: Can you be more specific in your question--are you asking for the signs that show if somebody has been emotionally or verbally abused, or how one can tell if emotional or verbal abuse is happening to him or her? Being abused/abusing includes: humiliation, degradation, discounting, negating. Judging, criticizing, domination, control, shame, isolation, emotional abandonment or neglect.

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In what ways are victims of childhood emotional abuse treated?

In what ways are victims of childhood emotional abuse treated?

With help: It is very very hard to recover from any abuse, especially as a child. Please seek professional help and not feel ashamed.

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Childhood emotional abuse trauma+susceptibility to addiction, what to do?

Childhood emotional abuse trauma+susceptibility to addiction, what to do?

Find a therapist: And work on all the emotional abuse you were exposed to. Make sure trauma is an area they specialize in. Ask about emdr since it can help sipped up the process, but be ready to work in therapy for a considerable amount of time.

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Does the silent treatment amount to emotional abuse and then may go on to physical abuse?

Yes and No: Certainly, the silent treatment can be a passive-aggressive form of abuse, but I am not aware of studies which show this is a predictor of physical abuse.

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How can I tell if I have emotional abuse?

How can I tell if I have emotional abuse?

Many factors: Verbal, physical, emotional abuse, isolation from friends and family, making you feel incompetent, caring for money more than for you, not making you a priority, beating down your self-esteem. Www. Helpguide. Org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_types... You may want to consider reading " the sociopath next door' available through amazon or b;n best wishes for a happy holiday season.

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I'm wondering exactly what constitutes emotional abuse?

I'm wondering exactly what constitutes emotional abuse?

It is not an exact: Science. There are varying degrees of emotional abuse from teasing, to intimidation, to bullying, to badgering, and name calling. Neglect can be emotionally abusive. Exposure to parents fighting or seeing a parent physically abuse a sibling or parent can be as well.

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Please tell me what do you consider as emotional abuse?

Please tell me what do you consider as emotional abuse?

It is not an exact: Science. There are varying degrees of emotional abuse from teasing, to intimidation, to bullying, to badgering, and name calling. Neglect can be emotionally abusive. Exposure to parents fighting or seeing a parent physically abuse a sibling or parent can be as well.

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What do you do if you suspect emotional abuse of your grandchild?

What do you do if you suspect emotional abuse of your grandchild?

Child Abuse: Be honest with his or her parents and if they do not take action inform the school and his or her pediatrician. Silence and passivity are the worst responsed, be courageous and make your concerns known, you are obvioulsy wanting to protect this child. Best wishes.

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How can I address my bfs emotional abuse?

How can I address my bfs emotional abuse?

If you don't know: How to approach this recommend seeking input from a therapist who works with domestic violence.

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How do you differentiate lousy parenting from emotional abuse?

How do you differentiate lousy parenting from emotional abuse?

A Matter of Degree: Usually, the difference is one of degree. If an individual is negatively affected by home life and may have nightmares, flashbacks and persistent memories, then these symptoms suggest abuse, rather than "lousy" parenting. Therapy can help greatly in delineating between the two.

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What do you suggest if my therapist believes that emotional abuse is "teasing" and that victims are "too sensitive". what about you?

What do you suggest if my therapist believes that emotional abuse is "teasing" and that victims are "too sensitive". what about you?

Better explanation: If this is part of a repeating pattern and is a big if, because I do not know the case you may want to test drive a different therapist. In general It not unusual to have clients not have that right fit with therapist. The administrator of the clinic may be able to help you sort it out. Take care

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After the first argument w/ the guy I'm dating he's been okay with yelling at me everytime he's upset. Will this lead to physical or emotional abuse?

After the first argument w/ the guy I'm dating he's been okay with yelling at me everytime he's upset. Will this lead to physical or emotional abuse?

Abusive boyfriend?: You're right to be concerned about a pattern of yelling directed at you by your boyfriend. Something is telling you this is not ok. How much do you know about your boyfriend? By continuing to date and let him yell at you, he's getting the message you accept his behavior. List of warning signs: http://www. Teensagainstabuse. Org/index. Php? Q=quizMe. Meantime, don't isolate yourself. Hope this helps.

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I need some help dealing with emotional abuse. Help?

I need some help dealing with emotional abuse. Help?

Find a therapist: And work on all the emotional abuse you were exposed to. Make sure trauma is an area they specialize in. Ask about emdr since it can help sipped up the process, but be ready to work in therapy for a considerable amount of time.

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What is the best way to recover from emotional abuse?

Get Help: Emotional abuse is as devastating as any other type of abuse. It must not be discounted just because there are no visible bruises or broken bones. You must find a therapist who has compassion and skills to help you work through the impact of the abuse on you and then help you learn how to manage and let go of the negative consequences of this trauma.

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