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Does anyone know any emotional partner abuse support, sites etc?

Does anyone know any emotional partner abuse support, sites etc?

Call 1-800-799-SAFE: Or local domestic violence shelter or mental health professional who has experience working with abuse. The primary goal is to overcome the "brainwashing" of abuse that convinces you that you're worthless, stupid, bad, powerless, etc. Verbal/emotional abuse/control can cause longer-lasting harm than physical abuse. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Physical Abuse (Definition)

Partner abuse refers to physical or emotional violence that happens between two people ...Read more


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What are any emotional/intimate partner abuse support lines, sites etc?

What are any emotional/intimate partner abuse support lines, sites etc?

Here is a good place: To start: http://www. Thehotline. Org/ it is a nationwide hotline for domestic abuse. They can help you find the right resources in your community. ...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?

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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What are some signs of emotional & physical abuse of a child?

What are some signs of emotional & physical abuse of a child?

Many: This is a tough question to answer briefly. However, some signs would include a variety of emotional problems (anxiety, anger, depression) as well as an increase in behavioral problems. There is a greater likelihood of decreased school performance, increased risk-taking behaviors, and substance use in teens. In teens there may also be episodes of self-harming behaviors, such as cutting. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the emotional symptoms of verbal and physical abuse?

Can you tell me the emotional symptoms of verbal and physical abuse?

Depends on person: Get a full psychiatric evaluation to determine what bothers you, and consider medication to take the edge off them symptoms. Next, get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to discuss what your current emotional state and life experiences men to YOU. Meds and therapy together are the most optimal approach, for the most part. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is, what could be the after effects of physical abuse?

After effects can: Range from minimal to extreme--bad memories to flashbacks, social anxiety, and even multiple personality if severe enough. We know more about treating this than we did in the past. A mental health professional is the type of doc to see. He/she may use hypnosis, stress management, or possibly group therapy. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm wondering is, what could be the after effects of physical abuse?

What to do if I'm wondering is, what could be the after effects of physical abuse?

There are many ways: People can react to verbal and physical abuse. It can lead to emotional numbness to ptsd to anxiety disorders, depression and many more psychiatric diagnoses. ...Read more

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Could you have ptsd if there was no physical abuse?

Could you have ptsd if there was no physical abuse?

PTSD: PTSD results from either being put in harms way with the real possibility of loss of life or inability to escape or the perceived threat of loss of life, and inability to escape. No physical harm has to take place in any of these scenarios, only the perception of severe physical harm or death. ...Read more

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Can constant physical abuse causes regression in children?

Can constant physical abuse causes regression in children?

Yes indeed!: This is a sad reflection on parenthood. It is, however a complex issue that is not easily solved. ...Read more

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Will autism be formed from physical abuse?

Will autism be formed from physical abuse?

No: Evidence strongly suggests that autism happens only to people born with it (though it typically isn't noticed until a child is old enough to show the signs) and is not caused by physical abuse. However, physical abuse can damage to brain and cause certain similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the after effects of physical abuse?

Doctors, what are the after effects of physical abuse?

There are a: Variety of effect from physical abuse. Mistrust of others, strong startle response, flashbacks, low self esteem, etc. Please see a mental health professional. We can do more to help these days than in the past. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of physical abuse that doctors might see?

What are the side effects of physical abuse that doctors might see?

Multiple: Bruising, fractures, abrasions. But there are also psychological factors such as withdrawal, fear, anxiety, severe depression, etc. But it is important not to jump the gun simply because it might "seem" as if physical abuse is occurring. It requires teamwork between the physician and the patient to truly get to the bottom of physical abuse. ...Read more

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What field should I enter if interested in healing sexual or physical abuse?

What field should I enter if interested in healing sexual or physical abuse?

Psychology: Or social work are two fields that train therapists to work with people who have been physically or sexually abused. Many therapists also train as sex therapists after getting their degrees. ...Read more

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What effect does mental and physical abuse have on your brain?

What effect does mental and physical abuse have on your brain?

Not good: Abuse in any form is hard on your whole body including your brain. If you are being abused get help. Call your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sexual abuse and physical abuse in teens?

What are the symptoms of sexual abuse and physical abuse in teens?

Abuse: Also, self injurious behaviors and mistrust of others. ...Read more

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Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Can counselling help with anger management work for physical abuse?

Both together: Counseling can be a compliment to anger management. Anger management is mostly cognitive work and or behavioral. Couonseling seeks to help you understand your individual emotional drives. ...Read more

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Is schizophrenia associated with emotional and/or physical abuse as a child?

Is schizophrenia associated with emotional and/or physical abuse as a child?

No Connection: There is no association between schizophrenia and childhood trauma. However, trauma and abuse can be related to the later development of various emotional problems. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to have ptsd if there was no physical abuse?

Can you explain if it's possible to have ptsd if there was no physical abuse?

Causes of PTSD: Posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd) may develop after a person is exposed to one or more traumatic events, such as sexual assault, serious injury, or the threat of death. Any severe trauma, or repetitive traumatization can result in ptsd. Physical abuse does not necessarily result in ptsd. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with being victim physical abuse during pregnancy?

What are the risks associated with being victim physical abuse during pregnancy?

Mother and child: Abuse of any sort leaves a long lasting impact.
Safety of the mother and unborn child is of utmost importance. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is there any dentist that except a patient without medical coverage? Due to physical abuse, I lost one tooth.

Is there any dentist that except a patient without medical coverage? Due to physical abuse, I lost one tooth.

Free Dental: Sorry to hear your misfortune, but you can get help for free in us. Here is the link to free dental clinics and free dental treatment: http://www. Freedentalcare. Us/ci/ca-los_angeles
good luck. ...Read more

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Is a severe lack of appetite after physical abuse, a significant problem. Sleep troubles too. Extreme anxiety. Cannot seek help now. Self help?

Is a severe lack of appetite after physical abuse, a significant problem. Sleep troubles too. Extreme anxiety. Cannot seek help now. Self help?

Yes: All of these symptoms suggest significant trauma. Over time these may become chronic symptoms of PTSD. There must be some way you can seek help. Is there an adult in your family or community you can speak with in confidence? Is there a shelter you can go to? Are you in school? Is there a school counselor you can see? If you cannot leave the situation for fear of your safety, at least speak a trusted adult or spiritual counselor to help with coping. Work through with this individual a plan for you top prepare to leave the situation safely.
Some resources in India are
http://www. Sawnet. Org/orgns/violence. Php#India http://sambhali-trust. Org ...Read more

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Can si joint dysfunction in the lower back be caused by injuries sustained from physical abuse in a domestic abusive relationship?

Let me explain: In theory that could happened, but I have not seen it in thirty five years of practice as an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can u list what may stunt my growth: stress, depression, poor nutrition, physical abuse, daily hookah smoking, mother loss at age 2? I might stunt it?

Can u list what may stunt my growth: stress, depression, poor nutrition, physical abuse, daily hookah smoking, mother loss at age 2? I might stunt it?

What is stunted?: Your physical growth can be stunted by growth hormone deficiency or nutritional deficiencies or just the genes you inherited. Your psychological growth can be fixated (stunted) by loss of the mother, physical abuse, and pot and alcohol abuse. Why don't you start working in therapy on those things you have control over. It's hard enough on men who are short. It's even harder on immature men. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to tell a new partner about sexual abuse?

I need some tips on how to tell a new partner about sexual abuse?

Honestly: When you feel enough trust and safety with the person. Tell your story and if the person cares about you then he or she will listen without judgment. ...Read more

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How can I help my partner who was abused as a child?

How can I help my partner who was abused as a child?

Be supportive: It is very important for you to understand what happened to your partner. I would advise your partner join a survivors group, the meetings may be a place you can provide support for your partner. Also advise your partner to consult a psychiatrist or psychologist for hep. ...Read more