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Child Abuse Essay

  • Submitted by: Monsta
  • on March 3, 2011
  • Category: Psychology
  • Length: 1,374 words

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Child abuse is a very common thing now days, it is way more than just broken bones and bruises (helpguide.org). Abuse is deeper then that, it can be an everlasting scar that never leaves a child (helpguide.org). Child abuse is a cycle, more than half the children being abused will grow to abuse their children because that is all they know. There are more than two types of abuse, there is sexual abuse, emotional abuse, child neglect and physical abuse, these are all forms of child abuse. When you hear of child abuse you probably think “oh what a horrible person” but not all abusers are bad some do not even realize the abuse is wrong. A couple of results from child abuse is, Lack of trust meaning as the child grows he/she will have trust issues with anyone and everyone around them, meaning they will always feel if they trust someone or depend on someone they will let them down like he/she was let down there whole child hood. Relations hip difficulties meaning foster homes, doctors, teachers, friends, future boyfriends/girlfriends, or even husband's or wife's, if the child is abused or   hurt while they are young as they get older they will not be able to trust anyone in fear they will get hurt or let down once again. Trouble regulating emotions meaning choosing where you want your main attention, stopping yourself on impulses (helpguide.org). child abuse is being mistreated by a caregiver or a person a child should be able to trust or go to.

            Physical abuse is excessive discipline, also very damaging to a child (helpguide.org). Some effects of physical child abuse is physical complaints, depression, rage, and isolationism. Some signs of physical abuse is the child shies away from your touch. Sometimes flinches at certain or sudden movements. Frequent and unexplained injuries or bruises. Child avoids going home seems he/she does not want to or is scared/afraid to go home. Wears inappropriate clothing, seems constantly watchful/or on alert. Socks or glove...

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