...is any intentional act that causes injury or trauma to another person through physical contact. In most cases, children are the victims of physical abuse or getting bullied, but adults can also be victims, such as in cases of domestic violence or workplace aggression. Alternatively, the terms physical assault or physical violence are sometimes used, which can include sexual abuse.
Physically abused children are at higher risk for later interpersonal problems associated with aggressive behaviour, and adolescents are at much greater risk for substance use disorders. In addition, physically abused individuals often experience symptoms of depression, emotional distress, and suicidal thoughts. Studies have also shown that children who have been physically abused may meet DSM-IV-TR criteria for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Empowering and help to get the trust back in the gut feelings. There where our internal intelligence is based. You will clearly see from where mainly all unliked behaviours are coming from. A deep understanding is arising that your acting the last years has only been coping mechanisms