Emotional Abuse Signs
Contrasting signs are in part due to styles of parenting boys vs. parenting girls.
Differing social expectations contribute to the way boys and girls display signs of emotional abuse. This was the case when I was growing up. Check out my story for more details.
Emotional Abuse Signs:
|Physical Abuse Signs||Emotional Child Abuse Signs|
|Child Neglect Signs||Sexual Abuse Signs|
FACT: A US study that randomly assigned rejection experiences to students found that rejection can dramatically reduce a person's IQ and their ability to reason while increasing their aggression (Baumeister, 20021).
FACT: Emotional neglect is most closely correlated with later development of psychiatric illness (Ney et al., 1994, p.7132).
|Emotional Child Abuse||Emotional Abuse Types|
|Emotional Abuse Signs||Emotional Abuse Effects|
|Bullying||Emotional Abuse Statistics|
|Abuse Headlines||History of Abuse|
|Sexual Abuse Signs||Child Abuse Stats|
|Sexual Abuse Effects||Emotional Abuse|
|Sexual Abuse Stats||Emotional Abuse Types|
|Sexual Abuse Victims||Emotional Abuse Signs|
|Male Victims||Emotional Abuse Effects|
|Victims w/ Disability||Emotional Abuse Stats|
|Sexual Abuse Disclosures||Physical Abuse|
|Sex Offenders||Physical Abuse Signs|
|Male Sex Offenders||Abuse & Discipline|
|Female Sex Offenders||Physical Abuse Effects|
|Child Sex Offenders||Physical Abuse Stats|
|Adolescent Sex Offenders||Child Neglect|
|Incestuous Sex Offenders||Child Neglect Signs|
|Internet Sex Offenders||Child Neglect Effects|
|Child Abuse Law||Child Neglect Stats|
|Age of Majority||Poverty & Neglect|
|Duty to Report||Sexual Abuse|
|Abuse Intervention||Sexual Abuse Defined|
Emotional Abuse Signs
NOTE: Information pages on this site were based on material from the Canadian Red Cross RespectED Training Program. Written permission was obtained to use their copyrighted material on this site.
1 Baumeister, Roy. (2002, forthcoming). Effects of social exclusion on cognitive processes: Anticipated aloneness reduces intelligent thought. The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
2 Ney, P., Fung, T., & Wickett, A. (1994, September). The worst combination of child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse and Neglect, 18(9), 705-714.