Emotional Signs

Emotional and behavioral signs or changes are more common than physical signs and can include:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Sleep disturbances, including nightmares or night terrors
  • Change in eating habits
  • Unusual fear of certain people or places; reluctance to be alone with a certain person
  • Changes in mood could including anger, aggressiveness towards parents, siblings, friends, pets
  • Rebellion or withdrawal; runaway behavior
  • Low self-esteem
  • Seeming fearful
  • Talking about or attempting suicide

Signs that a child is being Physicaly Abuse

There are other indirect physical signs that include:

  • Persistent or recurring pain during urination or bowel movements
  • Wetting or soiling accidents unrelated to toilet training
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Chronic stomach pain
  • Headaches

Signs of Domestic Abuse

  • Preventing or discouraging you from spending time with friends, family members, or peers.
  • Insulting, demeaning, or shaming you, especially in front of other people.
  • Preventing you from making your own decisions, including about working or attending school.
  • Controlling finances in the household without discussion, including taking your money or refusing to provide money for necessary expenses.

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The OB Domestic Violence Workshop Cafe is designed and facilitated by Founder Glennie Tynes to help community professionals and members recognize the dynamics of violence and learn how and when to take steps towards intervention.

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