Cause and Effect Essay

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Child violence is a topic which has exposed itself tremendously with both causes and effects; causes being, poor parenting, environment and exposure, and effects including depression, difficulties in school and criminal behavior. Most people try not to address poor parenting because it can be a very sensitive topic but, it is very important and lack of conversation or teaching can become an issue. We have all been somewhere and witness a child misbehaving and the parent not reprimanding their child. We have also heard stories of how a child may be being abused or witnessing abuse by a parent, guardian or loved one. A child being bullied or rough housing with siblings may also become an issue. Cursing and fighting around a child can…show more content…
This could lead to many lifelong problems; such as not continuing school, no job, poverty and ending in depression. Depression and anxiety are two distinct effects of child violence. Often times when a child has grown up witnessing or experiencing violence it affects them for a longtime; sometimes even into adulthood. Sometimes this affects a person socially; they may fine that they are often alone and do not feel like they fit in. Which in some causes can lead to depression. Children that grow up with violence also often deal with anxiety; they usually feel as though they are on edge and never really know what to expect from people or situations, which may also cause them to behave poorly. Criminal behavior can be categorized as another effect of child violence. A great deal of criminals, offenders or even people with some kind of criminal history are known to have been affected by violence or a child. Some of them have come from abusive environments, poor living and social environment, and not being taught well. As stated previously, being abused or witnessing abuses can cause a child to be violent, because it can be a learned habit. Not being taught well goes back to the parents. Some parents just do not discipline well. They may either be too firm or too lenient. Children that do not suffer consequences for poor behavior may feel they will never receive punishment and when they finally do it may be too late. Child violence has many different
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