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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Verbal Abuse On Children

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Is it mental abuse for daycare workers to argue with parents in front of children?

Is it mental abuse for daycare workers to argue with parents in front of children?

Certainly no help: Whether or not this constitutes mental abuse is probably a matter of degree and definition. The obvious question is why this conversation was begun in the presence of the children, and how it degenerated into an argument. Neither party appears to be acting like thoughtful adults, and the children will certainly not benefit from observing and then potentially copying this behavior. ...Read more

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

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What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

Abuse: Traumatic events leave consequences on victim, depending on extent and duration of abuse, such as mood disorder, anxiety, personality changes or post-traumatic stress. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to forgive my brother for years of verbal abuse?

Can you tell me how to forgive my brother for years of verbal abuse?

Resolve to do so: Forgiveness is a conscious decision not to take revenge, but rather to act as if bad things had not happened. You cannot make yourself love anybody. You do not have to be with him if it is not mutually enjoyable and your lives have gone different directions. You may or may not tell him that you have forgiven him. You may feel a great sense of relief. And you do not have to put up with abuse. ...Read more

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What effect does verbal and mental abuse have on a child later in life?

What effect does verbal and mental abuse have on a child later in life?

The death of trust: A kids self concept is relatively set by the age of 6-8. The parent or parents provide the most important trust relationship in that formative period. If the parent (who they idolize by default) tells them they are worthless or variations of the same, the ability to trust can die & self concept is wounded. Many adult problems or addictions reflect a desire to fill the void left by this wound. ...Read more

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What are the emotional symptoms seen with verbal abuse?

What are the emotional symptoms seen with verbal abuse?

VERBAL ABUSE: Emotional sx: person lost confidence on himself or low self esteem with inferiority complex. Depressed with insomnia, no social activities, unfriendly, stressed out and sad. ...Read more

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Why does verbal abuse hurt me more than physical abuse ?

Why does verbal abuse hurt me more than physical abuse
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Abuse: It is true that verbal abuse can hurt more than the physical, I sense a cry for hlep, please seak psychiatric evaluation, you are young & should be enjoying your life not being abused, talk to your 1ry care physician, he or she will refere you to the proper channels for counseling &;support or you could have a virtual could with one of many great psychiatrist on Healthtap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are places like rehab for verbal abuse?

Do you know if there are places like rehab for verbal abuse?

Your options: 'Rehab' typically implies a situation in which a person's behaviors -- usually dangerous ones such as compulsive substance use or eating disorders -- can be controlled in a residential setting for a period of time. If you need an inpatient setting to gain self-esteem, ask your physician or therapist -- but seeing how you do in the real world between help sessions may also be a recovery key. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get over my brother for years of verbal abuse?

Can you tell me how to get over my brother for years of verbal abuse?

Talk with someone: Maybe a designated therapist. Maybe a pastor or other wise person. You can forgive. You need to be sure to stay away from further verbal abuse. Especially, you can resolve to learn from your experience never to talk to people like he talked to you. ...Read more

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Can there be help for domestic mental abuse?

Can there be help for domestic mental abuse?

You can try: Despite today's emphasis on preventing bullying by peers, a child or teen can do little about emotional abuse in the home. Pretending to love the parents until escape is possible is often the best junior can do. But it's very much worth telling teachers, your physician ("family counseling"), pastor. If they lay a finger on you or wake you up at night to scream at you, call the police. ...Read more