Later on, Schizophrenia diagnosis was used to condemn blacks to further poor mental health diagnoses. Before the civil rights, movement schizophrenia which was largely a white disease was described as a docile and harmless condition with the 1920s to 50s magazines presenting it as a neurosis disease attached to middle-class housewives. However, in the early… Continue reading schizophrenia a brain dysfunction disorder.
History of Mental Health in the Black Community In the antebellum era, blacks “could not get” stress or develop mental health disorders. According to an 1848 hypothesis by a physician and medical director of a lunatic asylum John Galt, people who participated in commerce, voting, holding office, and owned property faced the highest risk… Continue reading History of Mental Health in the Black Community.
Early Childhood (2 to 4 years) Children grow and develop fast in the first five years across the critical areas of development. They are emotional or social, cognitive, language and communication, and motor/physical. Language development plays a vital role in child development since it supports children’s ability to communicate (Noiray et al., 2019, p 2).… Continue reading Early Childhood (2 to 4 years).
Aptitude tests An aptitude test is an examination used to assess an individual’s capacity to succeed or fail in a given activity and their ability to learn a skill or subject. These tests are made on the assumption that each individual has a natural inclination to succeed or fail based on specific innate characteristics. One… Continue reading Modern Language Aptitude Test (MLAT).
Gaps in Literature The studies done on child abuse and neglect are extensive. However, research cannot differentiate between neglect and child abuse. Many types of research done have no full control of other social and environmental factors. This makes it hard to rule out the effect of social, economic disadvantages, disability and social isolation when… Continue reading The studies done on child abuse and neglect.
Furthermore, an adult who had emotional childhood abuse has the substantive effect of suicidal attempts. A study done showed that 19% of adults in their 20s with a history of emotional childhood abuse had made at least one attempt to end their life compared to 8% of the matched population sample. They tend to feel… Continue reading Adult who had emotional childhood abuse.
Review of Literature Linked to Objectives. Berzenski, S.R., 2019 states that adults who suffered emotional child abuse portray some long term psychological and behavioural consequences as a result of the abuse, as illustrated by different studies. These long-term consequences consist of poor mental and emotional health, attachment and social difficulties, posttraumatic stress, impaired executive functioning… Continue reading Suffered emotional child abuse
Adults who were emotionally abused are more likely to be the perpetrators of maltreatment of their own children. This can be as a result of the learning in their childhood that neglect is an appropriate way of parenting (Berzenski, S.R., 2019). A study also shows that parent experience emotional abuse in their childhood are more… Continue reading Adults who were emotionally abused.
Data Management and Analysis Participants’ perception of emotional abuse will be collected and analysed as shown below. Age abused started Frequency % Length of abuse Frequency % From birth Single event Before the age of 5 Up to 2 years Between the age of 5-10 … Continue reading Participants’ perception of emotional abuse.