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Is constantly swearing at a child considered a form of child abuse?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Verbal abuse is more common and more damaging in many ways than physical abuse, please report it to your local child abuse hotline.

In brief: Yes

Verbal abuse is more common and more damaging in many ways than physical abuse, please report it to your local child abuse hotline.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be

Name-calling, belittling, swearing, insulting.
Indirect criticism,threatening with abandonment, blaming,threatening bodily harm,and using sarcasm are also forms of verbal child abuse.

In brief: Can be

Name-calling, belittling, swearing, insulting.
Indirect criticism,threatening with abandonment, blaming,threatening bodily harm,and using sarcasm are also forms of verbal child abuse.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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