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Psychological abuse harms & damages

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Studies conducted in the United States have found that about 9 percent of adult women and 4 percent of men are exposed to severe psychological abuse during childhood. This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a formal statement on the harm that can be caused by the psychological abuse of a child.

FOX 9 Medical Expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou talks about the behaviors that constitute emotional abuse. She also offers parents and caregivers advice on how to recognize when parenting behaviors are damaging to children.

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