Abuse, poverty, children
Terms in this set (8)
Welts, broken bones, burns, injuries. Inappropriate clothing with weather. Psychological problems: fear, withdrawal, anxiety, anger, aggression.
Sexual predators are men --> usually known by victims. Psychological damage.
Who is more likely to be an abuser?
Young single parent typically female who is economically disadvantaged.
Who is usually an abuser?
Caregivers and parents. Adults who were abused a child will abuse their own.
Who does poverty affect?
1/5 of children, mostly caucasian, single mothers, malnourished and susceptible to disease.
Facts of suicide
For every 11th attempted, 1 succeeds. Characteristics: Mental disorder, male, previous attempt, family.
Self - Image in children
Begins to form during early childhood. Can be based on genetic factors, parental training, modeling of others, social and cultural experiences and other environmental factors.
Help - Rejecting Complaining
Is a mechanism whereby an individual deals with conflict or stress by asking for help and then rejecting when help is given.