When an infant is frequently terrified, which triggers the brain to produce too many stress hormones early in life, it can cause the brain to become incapable of responding normally to stress. Later in life, the infant may become hypervigilant (always on the alert) or (emotionally flat) never happy, sad or angry (Berger, 2011). When stress is being prolonged in young children, it can stop or slow down brain development. Many young children have their frontal lobes not fully developed, this makes it difficult for their brain to respond rationally to stress. The comfort and reassurance of safety by the caregivers can help young children handle stress and stay
Resultantly, these infants develop a confusing situation towards attachment in adulthood. They become more prone to being attached, becoming overly dependent on others. These adults attract emotional-unavailability towards them and focus essentially on internal distress. On the whole, they tend to experience unstable relationships in the future owing to their faulty perception and exposure as
Physical and emotional abuse, including social ostracism, has short-term and long-term consequences for the mental and physical health of individuals who are the victims of it. The experience of abuse makes a child more likely to be affected by stressful environment and leads to a number of physical problems. In addition to this, child abuse negatively influences children 's cognitive skills, their ability to concentrate and participate in social situations. Some people might, however, believe that the hardship that an individual might overcome in his or her childhood might, in fact, positively influence his or her assertiveness and inner strength. The experience of abuse will not make a child stronger or more resistant to external social influences.
In the article, researchers examine the relationship between adolescent maltreatment and its impact on delinquency. It focused specifically on the parent-child relationship and the negative emotions that resulted from these interactions. Researchers used data from the National Survey of Children, which surveyed children in the U.S. ranging from seven years old to eleven years old. Adolescent maltreatment included “physical punishment, parental withdrawal of love, emotional abuse, and absence of parental support. It was found that adolescent maltreatment with the addition of negative emotions, including anger, anxiety, and depression, were a strain that led to delinquency.
Introduction There have been a variety of studies, which have established how disruptions to attachment and bonding can negatively effect on emotional and psychological development. Family separation and loss experiences have been clearly identified as a risk factor for mental health problems in childhood and adulthood. Way of thinking, temperament and experiences all things play important roles, children who have had broken up relationships with primary caregivers are more likely to have compromised mental health. Separation and loss can be traumatic and its impact depends on the situation of the separation or loss. The work of Van der Kolk (1996) and others (Glaser, 1998) also work on the effect of attachment on mental health ,time addition ,situation ,or conflict between child r care giver, sometimes effect psychological and biologically.
Besides being likely to suffer psychosocial and educational difficulties. T he problems to which these children have been exposed produce an outbreak in the increased level of emotional and physiological activation, which may produce a sensitization to stress, which results in the inability to regulate emotions. It is said that children may feel anxious, helpless, or depressed, as a result to expect all arguments between adults end with physical attacks, thus increasing the chances of developing clinical behaviors such as anger, anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorders. The more prevalent psychological disorder of conduct in these case are: Internalizing Disorders and Externalizing
Emotion “Emotions is a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one's circumstances, mood, or relationships with others”. Emotions are the most difficult to handle, especially for children who are so vulnerable. Either you break or make them. Parents’ separation can be the most unwanted situation they wanted to be in. Making them understand is crucial, allowing them to adjust is another.
The loss of a loved one can in many cases cause feelings of grief and a wide range of emotions and expressions in children. If handled improperly, the un-acknowledgment of these expressions can be traumatic and detrimental to children. Depression, anxiety, developmental delays, and withdrawal are all serious consequences that can surface if a child’s grief is not properly addressed * (Healing Components of a Bereavement Camp, 12). For these reasons, pediatric bereavement programs are increasing in popularity (The Effectiveness of Bereavement Intervention with Children). The purpose of Pediatric Bereavement camps is to provide an outlet for children to express feelings of grief and bond with children who are expecting similar emotional
This can lead to juvenile involvement in crimes. Secondly, factors associated with parental conflict and discipline to include abuse, nagging, harsh and erratic discipline makes the home very uncomfortable and wayward, thus pushing children to seek comfort from peers. Thirdly, deviant parental behaviors and attitudes such as parental criminality, parental violence and tolerance of violence form a high tendency for crime involvement. Lastly, family disruption as a result of chronic spousal conflict or marriage break-up can leave the children to the hands of their peers for upbringing and in most cases would expose them to criminal activity (Loeber & Stouthamer-Loeber,
Coyne and Conlon (2007) state that children experience hospitalisation as stressful and frightening. This can be influenced by factors such as age, preparation given beforehand, family support at home, previous experiences of hospitalisation, stage of illness, uncertain outcomes and loss of self-determination. (Coyne, 2011) Historically, Frazier et al (2010) suggests that hospitalisation lead to once happy children becoming irritable and withdrawn due to restricted visitation and little if any family involvement in care. This can leave long-term physical and psychological effects on the child, where studies have shown that multiple hospitalisations of a chronically ill child can lead to emotional and behavioural problems in later life. (Hysing