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Child abuse is the deliberate action to a harm a child’s well-being whether it be physically, emotionally, or sexually. Choking,
indecent exposure or pornographic materials, and constant criticisms are all
examples of child abuse. Physical abuse defined as the intentional behavior
from a parent or guardian direct towards a child to cause bodily pain, injury,
or death. Spotting physical abuse is sometimes less difficult, as the marks are
usually visual. A few ways to detect physical abuse would be noticing
unexplained injuries, that the child is afraid of his/her parents and attempts
to avoid their care, and that the child shies away from or avoids other adults.

The obvious sign would be if a child reported injuries. Emotional abuse, which
is harder to define than physical abuse, ignores the psychological needs of a
child. Emotional abuse involves the lack of emotions and affection as well as withholding
any form of affectionate contact and approval. Ways to detect emotional abuse
is a bit more difficult, however there a few signs. If extreme behavior like
passiveness or aggression is noticed, suicidal attempts, and too mature or
immature behavior is noticed, the child may be going through emotional abuse.

Similar too but differing from child abuse, is
neglect of a child, which is often harder to recognize than abuse. Neglect generally
refers to the disregard for the psychical, emotional, and moral needs of a
child. When a child is malnourished, dirty, without proper sleeping arrangements,
ill and lacking proper medical care, not attending school, overworked or
exploited, etc, the child is being neglected. Some ways to detect the neglect
of a child would be to notice that he/she is absent from school, is dirty-has
body odder and dirty clothes, or that the child is not dressed properly for
weather conditions.