This article investigated opinions on what constitute parental abuse with interviews of 30 high school students, 30 parents, and 28 counselors. Despite increased reported cases of emotional abuses and child maltreatments in the Philippines, few empirical studies have explored the exact nature of parental verbal abuses in this country. This study is designed to address this gap in the literature. The results revealed nine categories of parental verbal abuses namely: a Put downs and shaming, b Rejection, c Blaming, d Fault Exaggerating, e Threat, f Invoking harm, g Regrets, h Unfair comparison, and i Negative prediction. Implications for research and practice were discussed. N2 - This article investigated opinions on what constitute parental abuse with interviews of 30 high school students, 30 parents, and 28 counselors.
Elder abuse: What research says about prevalence, assessment and prevention
Review of Literature - Nonverbal Communication
Psychological abuse , often called emotional abuse , is a form of abuse , characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another person to behavior that may result in psychological trauma , including anxiety , chronic depression , or post-traumatic stress disorder. As of [update] , there was no consensus regarding the definition of emotional abuse. It can include anything from verbal abuse and constant criticism to more subtle tactics such as intimidation, manipulation, and refusal to ever be pleased. Emotional abuse can take many forms. Three general patterns of abusive behavior include aggressing, denying, and minimizing"; "Withholding is another form of denying.
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Promoting respectful care at childbirth is important to improve quality of care and encourage women to utilize skilled delivery services. However, there has been a relative lack of public health research on this topic in Nigeria. A systematic review was conducted to synthesize current evidence on disrespect and abuse of women during childbirth in Nigeria in order to understand its nature and extent, contributing factors and consequences, and propose solutions.
Not many victims does this for fear of retaliation; nonetheless some victims are brave enough to fight back. All forms of bullying, including cyber-bullying, are considered intolerable and criminal at school. Bullying is an undesirable, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves actual disparity of power. According to Megan Brooks bullying is a serious public health problems, with significant short-and long-term psychological consequences for the child who is bullied and the child who is the bully.