Category Archives: Emotional Abuse

#TBT: Possible Signs of Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse may be harder to recognize than physical, but it can certainly be just as devastating. Continue reading

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What Causes Dissociative Identity Disorder?

I’ve talked about the diagnostic criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID), identity disruption and amnesia. What causes DID? How is it related to trauma? These are the topics I’d like to tackle next. If you are questioning whether DID is true … Continue reading

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Research: How Does Childhood Abuse Lead to Troubled Romantic Relationships?

Research indicates that self-criticism after childhood abuse plays a role in later intimate relationship difficulties. Continue reading

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Eating Disorder Therapy: Moving Beyond The Surface

Eating Disorder therapy and recovery involves understanding the meaning of eating disorder behaviors. Continue reading

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Black Swan: Revealing Mother-Daughter Abuse

An analysis of themes of mother-daughter emotional and sexual abuse in the movie Black Swan Continue reading

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