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    Does abuse or neglect affect personality? Why or why not?

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    1. Does abuse or neglect affect personality? Why or why not?

    Yes, both abuse and neglect affect our personality, who we become as a person. Our personalities are shaped by experiences. We form certain beliefs from experiences that shape who we become. When a person is abused or neglected, for example, they often learn to be hyper-vigilant of their surroundings, and do not trust the world. They may becomes suspicious of everyone's ...

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    This solution analyzes how abuse and neglect affect our personality. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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