Why do teenagers cut themselves? What goes on in the mind of someone who cuts? Why is cutting addictive? Here's a look into the psychology of teens who cut and the reasons behind their self-harm.
Child abuse can take on many forms and can be hard to recognize at first. In this article, I discuss the signs and symptoms of various types of abuse, how to recognize these signs of abuse, and what you can do to stop it from occurring.
The case of abused child Mary Ellen Wilson captured the nation's attention because the President of the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was instrumental in securing her rescue from the abusive home.
What you should know if CPS becomes involved in your family, based on my years of experience as a CPS worker.
How parental neglect in childhood effected me into adulthood. This article also includes research on how this type of neglect may affect others with similar experiences.
This advice is relevant in recovering from ANY abusive relationship, not just at the hands of narcissistic parents, but also spouses/lovers, siblings, bosses, etc.
This is the story of how I was affected by my controlling mother, and how I overcame the psychological consequences of overbearing parents.
Trauma is a psychologically distressing event outside what a child normally expects, and often the child experience a sense of fear, terror, and helplessness, which could have a severe impact on him.
Most of us experienced some degree of name-calling when we were kids, from siblings and classmates. But what happens to a person's psyche when those hurtful words came from their own parent? New research reveals that verbal abuse can be just as damaging as other forms of mistreatment.