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Child neglect and psychological abuse : Treatment

Treatment The law requires health care workers, school employees, and child care professionals to report suspected abuse. Treatment of the abused child may include nutritional and mental health therapy. It may be necessary to remove the child from the home … Read more

Child neglect and psychological abuse : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms of psychological abuse may include: Difficulties in school Eating disorders, leading to weight loss or poor weight gain Emotional issues such as low self-esteem, depression, and anxiety Rebellious behavior Sleep disorders Vague physical complaints See also: … Read more

Child neglect and psychological abuse : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Definition Child neglect (also called psychological abuse) is a form of child abuse that occurs when someone intentionally does not provide a child with food, water, shelter, clothing, medical care, or other necessities. Other forms of child neglect include: Allowing … Read more