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Online Essay Club No. 23: Child Abuse

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Discuss the effects of childhood abuse on mental health.

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i would start with the concept of abuse in chidhood.

types-physical, emotional, sexual, neglect, etc.

child factors- sex, age, temperament, attachment

perpetrator factors- relationship, illnesses, psychosocial causes

situational factors

reference to LD

effects: immediate, short term and longterm

immediate: attachment disorders, emotional disorders, conduct disorders, self harm, suicide, etc

short term: school refusal, mutism, emotional and conduct disorders, delinquency

long term: PTSD, anxiety, phobias, personality disorders, affective disorders, etc

a small mention of effective intervention and consequenses.

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