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Emotional Abuse Emotional abuse is when a child is not given love, approval or acceptance. A child may be constantly criticised, blamed, sworn and shouted at, told that other people are better than he or she is and rejected by those the child looks to for affection. Signs and Symptoms

Neglect Neglect, which can result in failure to thrive, is when parents or others looking after a child do not provide the child with proper food, warmth, shelter, clothing, care and protection Signs and Symptoms


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