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Does the silent treatment amount to emotional abuse and then may go on to physical abuse?
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Dr. Peter Zafirides
Psychiatry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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