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VIOLENCE AND AGGRESSION

Domestic Violence And Its Direct And Indirect Effect On Children

    Domestic violence can affect children in two ways: DIRECTLY and INDIRECTLY. Let’s look at each of these two categories: DIRECTLY : –  the violence is DELIBERATELY aimed at the child with the INTENTION of causing him/her harm INDIRECTLY : – The child witnesses the violence in the household (e.g. sees the father beat …

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Childhood Trauma : Early Signs of Psychopathy

Child Psychopaths First, it is important to state that diagnosing childhood psychological disturbance is fraught with difficulties as, once the child enters adolescence, behavioural problems are very far from uncommon, especially irritability, mood fluctuations, boundary testing/defiance and breaking social rules. However, the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual) does list six conditions related to childhood conduct problems. …

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Complex PTSD In Children And Its Misdiagnosis As Anger Disorders

When I got to about the age of 12 or 13 I became a very angry child (although my angry outbursts were mainly confined to the home). In my case, my anger almost certainly came about as a defensive reaction to my mother’s extreme psychological abuse. In hindsight, now, I can see that such behavior …

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Childhood Trauma : The Effects of Bullying

  Being bullied when we were young can have long-lasting adverse effects, particularly if we were sensitive and socially anxious as children. The form that bullying takes can be both overt (blatant and obvious) or much more subtle, The subtle forms of bullying are more difficult to detect, but they include : – betraying a …

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Effects of Childhood Trauma On The Development Of Violent and Anti-Social Behaviour.

    TONY SOPRANO: And to think I’m the cause of it. DR. MALFI: How are you the cause of it? TONY SOPRANO: It’s in his blood, this miserable fucking existence. My rotten fucking putrid genes have infected my kid’s soul. That’s my gift to my son. ***** Studies have shown that male children who …

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Anger Resulting from Childhood Trauma

Anger is not a bad thing if it is APPROPRIATELY EXPRESSED. Expressing it inappropriately will usually get us nowhere and can badly backfire. However, its appropriate expression is often effective. As we begin to realize that what was done to us as children was wrong, anger often emerges (especially when we start to understand all the …

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