EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Form of non-physical abuse that may involve verbal abuse, demeaning actions, emotional control and witholding affection and supoort. Also called psychological abuse.

EMOTIONAL ABUSE: "Joe used emotional abuse to berate Lyn and removing his suppoort for her condition."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMOTIONAL ABUSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emotional-abuse/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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