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    Physical Abuse

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    children were reported in cases of physical abuse in the year 2000. That represents about 1 of every 100 children in the United States. These numbers are way too high and we need to stop them from climbing even more. Even though you may not often hear about cases of abuse, there is a high chance that you know or have talked to someone who is or has been abused. Abuse is a problem that affects more people than we could ever imagine. To understand physical and emotional abuse, one must understand the issue

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    Child Physical Abuse

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    Physical. Emotional. Sexual. Neglect. Four types of abuse that a child should NEVER have to endure. The information shared in this paper will take you on an unpleasant journey into child abuse. After exploring the types of abuse, you will learn about the unfortunate effects abuse has on children (both short-term and long-term). The statistics of child abuse in the county in which we live is devastating. Information on how to report abuse in Greene County will be provided. That, along with facilities

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    Child Physical Abuse

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    The physical abuse of children is a complex situation that you must thoroughly analyze from a social, cultural, and psychological standpoint. While how physical abuse is dealt with or viewed depends on the entity examining it, it’s typically universally agreed upon that physical abuse can be defined as a nonaccidental injury inflicted by a caregiver on a child. However, sometimes physical abuse can be perpetrated by a sibling, a peer, or the child may be a witness to physical violence. Physical abuse

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    The physical abuse can be inflicted with any type of object, from hands or feet to a random object lying around. The damage can be as small as a scratch or bruise to internal organ damage or even death. In addition to being struck, being forcefully held down or choked are also common forms of physical abuse. Whether the abuse in large or small, the damage and pain are real. The marks left behind can be visible, but in many cases the invisible scars are worse as it becomes emotional and mental. When

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    Violence or in another word, abuse is a serious matter where these days it keeps increasing especially not just in working environment but also at home and in relationship where it supposed to provide the most happiness in the world for everyone. Generally, violence can be a domestic or international and when it comes to violence, the only ideas that come out of people mind are that it only involves physical and sexual since those two are the most popular cases that frequently reported in mass media

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    Physical Child Abuse

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    Physical Child Abuse and its Effect on Psychological, Behavioral, and Academic Problems The safety and security of many children across the world are in danger due to physical abuse. Child abuse has been linked to an assortment of changes in the brain which result in psychological, behavioral, and academic problems. While it is unclear whether the population that had been maltreated as children is accurate, physical maltreatment in the first 5 years of life places a child at risk for a variety

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    Abuse is behaviour towards a person which deliberately or unintentionally causes harm to them. It is a violation of an individual’s human and civil rights and in the worst cases can result in death. There are 6 types of abuse: • Physical Abuse • Sexual Abuse • Emotional Abuse • Financial Abuse • Neglect • Discrimination Physical Abuse Physical Abuse is when someone physically causes you harm, this can include things such as; hitting, kicking, pulling hair, pinching, scratching, shaking or (in a care

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    example of physical abuse. Physical abuse is the infliction of physical injury to a person. (Martin 10) There is no leading cause to this type of abuse. Physical abuse takes up 22.4% of all types of abuse in the United States. (Giarding) Many physically abusive caregivers say that their physical abuse is just discipline to make the child behave. There is definitely a big difference between punishment

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    1.1- (a) Physical abuse is causing harm to another person through a physical act and an intending pain. It is used in a meaningful way. (b) Sexual abuse is forcing someone upon a sexual act that a person may not be willing to do. Even if someone may feel willing they may not have the knowledge of what the activity is and feel pressured and not comfortable in these doing's. Someone can be sexual abused there (their) whole lives and so might not realise what happening to them is wrong. (c) Emotional

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    TITLE: The Consequences of Exposure to “Physical Abuse” and “Neglect” in Young Adults Internalizing and Externalizing Behaviour Problems within the Environment. INTRODUCTION: Physical abuse and neglect is a social concern that continues to affect vulnerable children that are exposed within their living environment. This issue has become a priority by public health agencies to protect children from being victimized in their surroundings. Such exposure at an early age may cause negative

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