Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones: The Effects of Emotional Abuse

  title={Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones: The Effects of Emotional Abuse},
  author={H. Gavin},
  journal={Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma},
  pages={503 - 529}
  • H. Gavin
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma
  • The relationship between psychological maltreatment in childhood and adult well-being has previously been established via the statistical modeling of psychometric data. This study examines a set of statistical data regarding abuse alongside personal accounts. A group of 165 participants completed several psychometric scales, including a measure of childhood emotional abuse. Several participants were then invited to participate in interviews exploring issues in more depth. Statistical analysis… CONTINUE READING
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