Symptoms of Neglect and Maltreatment

Symptoms of Neglect/Maltreatment may include:

  • Disruptive behavior, including aggression toward others
  • Changes in mood, including depression and anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress symptoms such as avoidance, hyper-arousal and re-experiencing symptoms (such as nightmares)
  • Declining school performance
  • Recurrent somatic complaints such as abdominal pain or headaches
  • Sleep disturbances Suicidal ideation etc.

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