Emotional Abuse: The Hidden Form of Maltreatment
at the National Child Protection Clearinghouse site

Safe Child Program: Emotional Abuse Information

Safe Child Program: Child Neglect Information

Parents Helping Parents support group in Massachusetts

"Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children: Consequences of Emotional Neglect in Childhood" by Dr. Bruce Perry,

"You Carry the Cure in Your Own Heart" by Andrew Vachss (Article originally published in Parade Magazine). Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged sense of self and an inability to truly bond with others. But-if it happened to you-there is a way out.

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Effects of Emotional Abuse on a Child