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Signs Of Emotional And Verbal Abuse
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
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
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. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the trauma of verbal and emotional abuse from a bipolar spouse cause the "healthy" partner to develop mental illness such as depression or anxiety?
Mental Health: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depression is easier: to notice than signs of self injury. With depression, a person becomes more withdrawn, moody, lacks interest in things they loved before, they may lose weight, have no appetite, sleep a lot more or have insomnia. When some1 starts injuring themselves, they tend 2try 2hide it under their clothes. In the summer they might wear long sleeved shirts and pants, in the winter, this could go unnoticed. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Substance abuse: Treating both substance abuse and a personality disorder at the same time is very challenging. Programs such as the clarity program offered by the eagle advancement institute out of farmington, mi is a great program which can treat your addiction while treating your mental health also. There aftercare program is excellent. ...Read more
Multiple: Lack of mutual respect, verbal attacks, controlling and isolating behavior, disparaging remarks (particularly in front of others), failure to engage in constructive interactions, placing inappropriate blame on the other person, and so on and so on, until it degenerates into physical abuse. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
What are cloudy thoughts, depression, lack of cognitive skills, lack of emotion and severe panic symptoms of?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
With help: It is very very hard to recover from any abuse, especially as a child. Please seek professional help and not feel ashamed. ...Read more
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