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How are children affected physically by living in a violent home?
 

  • Children who live in homes where there is domestic violence are likely to
     
  • Be abused along with the parent
     
  • Be neglected while the abused parent deals with personal issues and trauma
     
  • Have frequent illnesses, such as headaches, ulcers, and stomach problems
     
  • Have eating and sleep disorders

 

 

Lynn Blinn Pike, Ph.D., Former Human Development Specialist, Human Environmental Sciences Extension, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

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