What is Child Abuse?

“Society is negatively impacted by child abuse” if you don’t believe so, check the statistics of drug addiction, violent criminals and mental illness compounded by abuse

The Abuse Blogger

     Society is negatively impacted by child abuse, whether the abuse is physical, psychological, sexual, or neglect.  The different types of child abuse have different effects on both the victim and society.  The effects caused to a victim can potentially ruin society.  Parents who were abused as children are more likely than other parents to abuse their own children (Gerdes, 2003, p.22). 

      Physical child abuse is abuse resulting in injury. Physical abuse can include hitting, biting, kicking, choking, and burning. Even if the injury was not intended, the physical contact is considered to be physical abuse. Abused children are more likely to have difficulty with academic performance, self-control, self-image and social relationships (“Effects of Child Physical Abuse,” 2012).  [Physical child abuse can be the most dangerous of all the different types of abuse because it can result in death.]

     Sexual abuse is any sexual act between an adult…

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