Symptoms of Emotional Abuse

Symptoms of Emotional Abuse may include:

  • Withdrawn, depressed, and apathetic
  • Acts out and has behavioral problem Is overly rigid in conforming to instructions from teachers or other adults
  • Displays other signs of emotional turmoil like repetitive movements
  • Pays inordinate attention to detail
  • Does not communicate verbally or physically with others
  • Lacks self-esteem¬†
  • Seeks approval to the extreme
  • Fears rejection Is verbally abusive, hostile, or provocative

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