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Psychological Abuse

You're Not Going Crazy: 5 Sure Signs You're Being Emotionally Abused

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 12.29.2016 | Women
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Recognizing abuse is confusing at best. But acknowledging that you deserve a healthy, loving relationship shouldn't be.

Are You Emotionally Abused? 8 Ways to Clarify What That Really Means

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 04.07.2015 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Because emotional abuse is life-changing, you want to be pretty sure that's what's going on in your relationship before you slap that label on it. Here are eight pitfalls common to many relationships that don't necessarily indicate that abuse is in the mix.

Childhood Psychological Abuse Has Long-Lasting Impact

Douglas LaBier | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The findings of a recent study from the American Psychological Association are right on target. The study confirms that childhood psychological abuse has lasting, significant damage, equal to or exceeding the long-term consequences of physical abuse.

Abusive and Insecure Managers: Still Thriving and Hurting Their Companies

Douglas LaBier | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Two recent studies show when overall management culture has negative consequences for team performance and morale. One illustrates the impact of abusive managers. The other reveals that insecure managers resist and reject useful feedback from employees.

For Kids, Psychological Abuse May Leave The Deepest Scars

Posted 10.28.2014 | Parents

BY JANICE NEUMANN NEW YORK Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:23am EDT (Reuters Health) - Psychological cruelty to children from parents or caregivers can cause ...

Abuse: The Gift That Never Stops Giving

Dorothy Sander | Posted 10.18.2013 | Fifty
Dorothy Sander

I have watched and lived with -- for 40 plus years -- the trail of destruction that has followed in the wake of one man's lifetime of abusive behavior...

Catherine Pearson

The More Insidious Form Of Child Abuse | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Parents

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights the serious, lasting effects that psychological abuse can have on children. Since t...

How I Stopped My Ex’s Cyber Abuse

Pauline Gaines | Posted 08.29.2012 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

As someone who has endured nine years of cyber harassment from an ex, I'll tell you what it's like. It's degrading, bile-producing, and blood pressure-spiking.

Someone Estimated The Costs Of Childhood Abuse And Neglect

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

The evidence is mounting on the devastating affects of childhood abuse and neglect. In a newly released report the Centers for Disease Control and...

The Emotional Abuse Secret: Why Kim K. Deserves a Thank You

Hillary St. Pierre | Posted 02.04.2012 | Women
Hillary St. Pierre

Say what you want about Kim Kardashian, say she's a no talent, say she's famous for a sex tape, but what many women are saying behind closed doors, or...

The Sad Reality of Domestic Violence

David Wygant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Wygant

Domestic violence is something that runs rampant in this country. What I really want is to read your comments on this subject. How many of you have ever been a victim of any kind of domestic violence?

Spare Some Change... Spread Some Hope

Michael Leoni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Leoni

Every minute in America, 1 kid will run away. Every day, 13 of those same kids will die on our streets. At this very moment, almost 2 million kids are living on our streets and of those 2 million, 650,000 of them are under the age of 15. These statistics are staggering but what's more shocking is the number of Americans who are unaware of this crisis.

APA Was Right To Reject Harmful 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Groups like Exodus and the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), regularly encourage clients to say they have converted, even though they are still gay