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Parental Abuse – Definition

Parental Abuse – Definition Parent abuse is any harmful act by a teenage child intended to gain power and control over a parent. The abuse can be physical, psychological, or financial. Many parents may recognize some of these signs as “normal” teenage behaviour, but those suffering from parent abuse have experience physical harm resulting in medical treatment or even death, damage to ... Read More »

Signs of Parent Abuse

Signs of Parent Abuse Parent Abuse is a form of domestic abuse and is a serious problem which results in physical harm, depression, damage to property, job loss, and family breakdown. It is usually perpetrated by a child in their teens displaying the following behaviour towards you and members of your family. Signs include: A constant refusal to do as ... Read More »

Who is an Abuser of Parents?

Who is an Abuser of Parents? Both boys and girls are capable of abusing their parents. Although some research findings suggest that adolescent boys are more likely to be physically abusive than girls, aggressive behaviours in girls are increasing. Generally, the older, bigger, and stronger the teenager, the more at risk the parents are of being abused. Abuse typically appears ... Read More »

Children Abusing Parents

Children Abusing Parents I hope this topic is of no interest to you. I hope you don’t know anyone who has been abused by their child. I hope your child has never abused you. Unfortunately, this abuse does occur. Yet, no one talks about it or writes about it or reports on it. Try doing a search on any of ... Read More »

Preventing Parental Abuse

Preventing Parental Abuse Parent abuse is also known as the silent abuse because many times parents don’t report it. It is natural for teens to go through a separation period where they are trying to become individuals; however, sometimes it turns violent. There are several forms of parent abuse, including verbal, emotional and physical. Keep an eye out that verbal ... Read More »

Preventing Parental Abuse – Warning Signs

Preventing Parental Abuse – Warning Signs Preventing “Teen Violence” (Source: http://www.focusas.com/Violence.html) Violent behaviour can be decreased or even prevented if these risk factors are significantly reduced or eliminated: Being the victim of physical abuse and/or sexual abuse Exposure to violence in the home and/or community Exposure to violence in media (TV, movies, etc.) Use of drugs and/or alcohol Presence of ... Read More »