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Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Effects of Emotional Abuse and Neglect

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An important but often under-recognized core topic was recently added to the website: Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Insidious Impact of Psychological Maltreatment.


This new essay aims to provide guidance and hope for survivors, loved ones, and providers impacted by less commonly acknowledged forms of complex trauma such as emotional abuse, emotional neglect, impaired caregiving, and gaslighting. Our goal is that, through this content, people will better understand the many forms psychological maltreatment can take, how these experiences can affect people in subtle and profound ways, and pathways for healing and growth. Read more