Major Study Identifies Most Harmful Type Of Abuse

A major study (Spinazzola et al.) on the effects of child maltreatment provides strong evidence that the psychological maltreatment of children is the most harmful form of abuse. The study analyzed a sample of 5616 young people who had histories of childhood trauma in the form of : – psychological maltreatment (i.e. emotional abuse / […]

What Are The Effects Of Emotional Neglect Of A Child?

What Are The Effects Of Emotional Neglect / Emotional Deprivation On The Child? A child who is emotionally neglected / emotionally deprived may be┬átreated with indifference, as if s/he is of no importance, ignored, or almost as if s/he does not exist. It is the absence and withholding of the attention and approval┬áthe child expects […]