Different Types Of Child Abuse

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Child abuse is such a difficult and touchy subject, and happens way more than you can even believe. A lot of people don 't like to discuss child abuse, and a lot of people define it differently. According to childhelp.com child abuse is define as; being a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional harm or risk of serious harm to a child. There are many forms of child maltreatment, including neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation and emotional abuse.
According to national statistics on child abuse more than 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually. More than 700,00 children are abused! 40% of these children are being abused by their own parents, 90% say it’s a close relative
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http://www.healthline.com/health/child-neglect-and-psychological-abuse#Overview1 According to a study done at Purdue University, Emotionally abused children are more likely to develop cancer in their adult years. Being emotionally abused during the childhood, can have a toll on the child. Adults that were emotionally abused in their earlier ages are more likely to be addicted to drugs and alcohol. In most cases of emotional or psychological abuse the child is suffering from other types of child abuse as well, but that’s not always the case. Children are more likely to be emotionally or psychologically abused than any other form of …show more content…
https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/define.pdf#page=2&view=Types of abuse There are a lot of these cases going on in the U.S., even the parents that are neglecting their child don 't know that they are. These parent aren 't aware because they don 't know the meaning of neglect. If you 're not keeping up with your child 's health and well being it is neglect. This happens because some parents are not able to afford medical expenses so they don 't take their children the check up, or the dentist, or theycan not afford clothes so the child wears the same clothes over and over. That 's really deep into neglect, but I 'll keep it somewhat at the surface of neglect. The surface of neglect is when the caregiver of the child is capable to take care of the child but will not due so for reasons of their

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