Emotional Abuse Research Paper

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Emotional abuse leaves no physical marks but it can cause depression later in life. Many individuals may not know that abuse is any type of behavior that is use to have control over another person by that person being in fear, humiliated, and verbally assaulted. According to Court (2007), emotional abusepsychological abuse” is defined as systematic, patterned and chronic abuse that is used by a person to lower another person’s sense of self, self-worth and power. Emotional abuse is a type of abuse that is similar to brain washing someone because it wears away at the person self- confidence, sense in worth, and self-concept. Psychological abuse is a neglect that involves ignoring or withdrawing from a person emotion. People who experience …show more content…
An good example of being rejected is when a child is in elementary school and its physical education time and her fellow classmates starts calling her harsh names and would not let her play with them because she does not look like them and she wears glasses. Her friends is rejecting her based on the way she looks which at fair. The second type of emotional abused is Terrorizing. Terrorizing is when a person use threats, profanity and doing other damage to another person or child. Terrorizing includes excessive teasing, screaming, threatening behaviors, being hostile towards a person, or ridiculing person in front of others. An individual may be terrorize when another person posed a threat towards them. For an example, African American may be terrorize by police officers because of what happening in the news so they fear their lives every time they are stopped by an officer. The third type of psychological abused is being afraid. Fear is not the best feeling in the world. This can cause someone to feel afraid, intimidated or threatened. This type of emotional abuse can cause a person to become extremely stressed and paranoid which can either result …show more content…
Arshad and Tariq (2013) examined whether parental bonding can cause emotional abuse, which leads to depression. The researchers hypothesized that the parental bonding and the thought process of adults can vary between abused and non-abused relationships. Participants of this study range from 8th, 9th and 10th grades. Arshad et al. asked participants to respond to questionnaires about physical or emotional abused and non-abused within their household. The researchers concluded that the abused adolescents showed poor parental bonding than non-abused adolescents. In some families the parent does not have a bond with their child. Some parents believe that their child is a mistake, which is unfair to the child. The child parent uses tough and harsh words towards him or her which makes some kids very depressed while it make some kids tougher and crueler in the world, which is not good. Most kids goes through emotional abuse or depression and blame everyone in the world for something that they parent could’ve avoided. The child may start acting out in school and out in public which may result to the child making a bad decision and going to jail or juvenile. As a result to emotional abuse the child may have a poorer bond with their family. With that being said, Maguire et al., (2015) reviewed previous studies and concluded that children aged from 5-14

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