Different types of child abuse are:
Some characteristics of physical abuse are unexplained bruises/burn or Broken bones and bald patches. Wearing clothes to cover injuries, not wanting to take clothes off, running away and fear of physical contact.
Some characteristics of sexual abuse are being over affectionate, withdrawn, and depressed. Medical problems e.g. itching and pain in genital area. Also going back to younger behaviour like bed wetting and needing a comforter like a dummy, special toy or blanket.
Some characteristics of emotional abuse are fear of a new situation, changes in behaviour, over-reaction to mistakes, withdrawn and a speech disorder.
Some characteristics of neglect are constant hunger and tiredness, poor hygiene, untreated medical problems and no social relationships.
In today’s modern world most young people use technology i.e. mobile phones, computers and social networking to keep in touch with friends and relatives. These can be very helpful to learn new things, socialise and play. However there are risks if not supervised properly...