Study Says Verbal Abuse as Bad as Physical Abuse

A new study out of the University of Pittsburgh claims that verbal abuse is just as emotionally harmful to children as physical abuse. Apparently yelling, shouting, and insults do as much long-term damage to children as beating them does. Well, this is no surprise. What no one seems to understand is that the physical portion of physical abuse is not the hardest part of it for children to overcome. Physical abuse is so damaging emotionally because of the fact that it is almost always accompanied Read more […]