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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

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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
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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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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