Does abuse or neglect affect personality? Why or why not?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 10:21 pm ad1c9bdddf
Let's take a closer look.
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 ...
This solution analyzes how abuse and neglect affect our personality. References are also provided to further validate the findings.