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.
Most of us experienced some degree of name-calling when we were kids at school or on the playground. What happens to a person's psyche, though, when those hurtful names came from a parent?
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.