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What sort of mental illnesses can come from child neglect physical/emotional/ verbal/ sexual abuse?

What sort of mental illnesses can come from child neglect physical/emotional/ verbal/ sexual abuse?

PTSD: Any type of childhood abuse can cause symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. This can affect different people in several different ways- including attachment disorders, addictions, high-risk behaviors, anxiety, depression, and many others. Find a good therapist who specializes in ptsd to help deal with some of these issues. ...Read more

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How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

The difference..: is that one is physical activity performed incidentally while carrying out some task or errand. The other is physical activity which has been planned or intended, such as sports or exercise training. ...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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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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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. ...Read more

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Can emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse, control and threats during pregnancy cause such disorders as toutetts, ocd, odd, anxiety?

Can emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse, control and threats during pregnancy cause such disorders as toutetts, ocd, odd, anxiety?

Maybe not cause but: Certainly uncover or make worse any of those issues noted. Intervention should be done as soon as possible to protect the expectant mother & the unborn child. There is evidence to support the belief that children of mothers who have untreated psychiatric problems during pregnancy have babies who are at risk for behavior & mood disorders as children & adolescents or even later in life also. ...Read more

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What are mental illnesses caused by physical and sexual parental abuse as a young child? Any signs to watch for

What are mental illnesses caused by physical and sexual parental abuse as a young child? Any signs to watch for

Mood Problems, PTSD: The most common psychiatric problems related to a history of abuse are various mood related problems, such as depression, and anxiety-related symptoms (including full-blown ptsd). There is also an increased risk of other behavioral problems and substance abuse. ...Read more

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Is prolonged anger with verbal abuse part of bipolar disorder?

Is prolonged anger with verbal abuse part of bipolar disorder?

It can be: and if the person is a male it probably means depression. Here is some information about the different way depression affects high control and high achieving individuals: http://www.black-bile.com/Depressionandsuicideinhighachievers.html ...Read more

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Does childhood abuse and neglect often lead to adult criminal behavior?

Does childhood abuse and neglect often lead to adult criminal behavior?

Maybe: Abused children are much more highly represented among the ranks of poor learners, misbehaving, aggressive and oppositional conduct disordered kids. These conditions can subsequently lead to adult criminal behavior if interventions don't occur in childhood. ...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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How can dementia affect an individuals physical mental and social state?

How can  dementia affect an individuals physical mental and social state?

Eventually impaires : All areas of function in this question eventually become effected more or less. No one answer. The type of dementia plays a big role in these areas. Fronto-temp. Dementia often starts at earlier ages and is often mistaken as a primary psychiatric condition as cognition is relatively spared in early stages but behaviors may be very inappropriate. Disability may be needed which becomes another issue. ...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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How to cope with trauma from child sexual abuse and depression?

How to cope with trauma from child sexual abuse and depression?

Therapy: Trauma from child sexual abuse frequently affects many parts of daily life unless it is treated. Talking to someone trained in dealing with this type of abuse can stop it from being so powerful and allow it to become part of your past instead of living with its effects daily. Fighting the effects is probably a large part of your depression. It is exhausting. ...Read more

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Are cigarettes a mental or physical addiction?

Are cigarettes a mental or physical addiction?

BOTH!!: I agree that cigarette smoking is most like both mental and physical in its addiction but sometimes can be more mental. For instance in someone that smokes 5 or less cigarettes a day, the addiction is more psychological. Nevertheless, it is all or none when you smoke. No such thing as a "casual" smoker. Try to quit or do not ever start. ...Read more

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Can touch increase a child's mental functioning and physical health?

Can touch increase a child's mental functioning and physical health?

Yes: Touch is a big stimulus and can definately increase a child mental and physical health . Holding , caressing , hugging all help. ...Read more

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How child abuse and neglect effects adults behavior?

How child abuse and neglect effects adults behavior?

Variable effects: There are many possible outcomes from child abuse & neglect. The most tragic is when the same things are perpetrated upon children. It can cause severe anxiety, depression, flashbacks, dissociation, trouble with trust & boundaries, drug & alcohol abuse, & suicide attempts. It can also lead to perfectionism and high achievement. With treatment, the person can heal and enjoy a fulfilling life. ...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 emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse, control and threats during pregnancy cause such disorders as toutetts, ocd, odd, anxiety?

Maybe not cause but: Certainly uncover or make worse any of those issues noted. Intervention should be done as soon as possible to protect the expectant mother & the unborn child. There is evidence to support the belief that children of mothers who have untreated psychiatric problems during pregnancy have babies who are at risk for behavior & mood disorders as children & adolescents or even later in life also. ...Read more

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What sort of mental illnesses can come from child neglect physical/emotional/ verbal/ sexual abuse?

PTSD: Any type of childhood abuse can cause symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. This can affect different people in several different ways- including attachment disorders, addictions, high-risk behaviors, anxiety, depression, and many others. Find a good therapist who specializes in ptsd to help deal with some of these issues. ...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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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?

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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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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I'm in my car don't want to go home . Husband has called me bad word 2times reading article on verbal abuse - what are signs of verbal abuse?

I'm in my car don't want to go home . Husband has called me bad word 2times reading article on verbal abuse - what are signs of verbal abuse?

TWO (2) times: does not (generally) mean "verbal abuse" but it sure sounds like you and your husband NEED COUNSELING! Speak with your FAMILY physician for suggestions and do NOT be hesitant about bringing this issue up ASAP..Sometime verbal abuse and physical abuse are separated by a very THIN "wall" Hope this helps Dr Z ...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

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Can you tell me what do you consider mental abuse?

Can you tell me what do you consider mental abuse?

Mental Abuse: There is an old saying that if you think you have a problem you probably do. Abuse can be intentional or not. The important thing is how do you feel? If you are "walking on eggshells" something is wrong.. Again the other person my not know they are hurting you but you can still feel abused. Either way it is not "your fault." it is good to talk these things out with someone. Therapist? ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the criteria for mental abuse?

Can you please discuss the criteria for mental abuse?

Mental Abuse: When you feel restricted in expressing your thoughts, feelings, have to stay on egg shells all the time, fear what the other person may say or react when you say or act certain way, these are signs of abuse. ...Read more

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I suspect a coworker is suffering from spousal mental abuse. How can I help her?

I suspect a coworker is suffering from spousal mental abuse. How can I help her?

Touchy: First you need to see if she is open to your trying to help. Then you should be supportive. However, your intervention could be dangerous if the spouse finds out and reacts violently. The best recourse is to try to get her to decide to get professional help or to go to a shelter for abused spouses. Be careful.... ...Read more

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Will childhood depression be caused by verbal abuse?

Will childhood depression be caused by verbal abuse?

Depression - trauma: If there is no evidence of a family hx of depression and you experienced prolonged and severe verbal abuse, it is possible to have developed a negative self-esteem from the abuse which can lead to pessimism about self, the world, and the future. As a result then depression can occur. ...Read more

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I'm 40& like to wear diapers cause they r very comfortable and keep me happy !!! All thru out my life since childhood cause mental abuse when young !

I'm 40& like to wear diapers cause they r very comfortable and keep me happy !!! All thru out my life since childhood cause mental abuse when young !

Whatever U like: If your cool with this & it doesn't cause any awkward situations in your life, do as you please. You offered it up to an information site for either help or as a boast.You mention childhood traumas.We would all occasionally like to retreat to the times we felt loved & cared for but don't need diapers to get through the day. If the diaper represents something missing from your life,find a therapist ...Read more

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Is it possible that someone with bpd act pretty normal with no rage or verbal abuse for 4-5 straight months?

Is it possible that someone with bpd act pretty normal with no rage or verbal abuse for 4-5 straight months?

That is: Possible. Have you ever heard the poem that goes something like this "when she was good, she was very, very good. But when she was bad, she was horrid.". ...Read more

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Is prolonged anger with verbal abuse part of bipolar disorder?

It can be: and if the person is a male it probably means depression. Here is some information about the different way depression affects high control and high achieving individuals: http://www.black-bile.com/Depressionandsuicideinhighachievers.html ...Read more

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Do undiagnosed bipolar parents lead to severely depressed offspring(from all the unreined in verbal abuse while growing up)?

Do undiagnosed bipolar parents lead to severely depressed offspring(from all the unreined in verbal abuse while growing up)?

Living in an abusive: Home as a child impacts on the emotional health of any child. Since children are unable to get out of their home without help from adults, they are traumatized by abusive parents. If you are concerned that a child is being abuse, you can report it to child protective agencies anonymously and it will be investigated. ...Read more

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