What does emotional abuse do to your brain?
Because childhood abuse, neglect, and trauma change brain structure and chemical function, maltreatment can also affect the way children behave, regulate emotion and function socially. These potential effects include: Being constantly on alert and unable to relax, no matter the situation.
What is the pattern of emotional abuse?
Emotional abuse is any abusive behavior that isnt physical, which may include verbal aggression, intimidation, manipulation, and humiliation, which most often unfolds as a pattern of behavior over time that aims to diminish another persons sense of identity, dignity and self worth, and which often results in anxiety,