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  • Child Abuse2

    How Child Abuse Affects Children

    The tragedy of child abuse and neglect is that children grow up in abusive homes and learn the “language” of violence; they learn the language of neglect; they learn the language of conditional love. Perhaps the greatest disservice done to children growing up in abusive …

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    Have We Learned to Ignore Emotional Abuse?

    Emotional abuse is like the parable—pervasive, self-perpetuating, and so common that everyone can relate to it. In fact, that’s part of the problem: it is so common. Being a part of the cultural, social, and personal landscape, it has come to be ignored. As long …

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  • Abuse Victim

    The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Abuse

    This is a 19-page chapter taken from the book, “The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood: Coping with Mothering Stress, Depression, and Burnout,” by New Harbinger Press: Oakland, CA, 2001 The title of the chapter is The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse, by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett. Go …

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  • Is This Bullying

    Study: Mental Health Effects Of Bullying Even Worse Than Effects Of Abuse By Adults

    According to a new study, those bullied by peers often suffer even worse long-term mental health outcomes than those maltreated by adults early in life. The effects of both sorts of abuse are well-documented, but this is the first study to examine whether bullying, on …

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