EMOTIONAL: Is being constantly criticised and rejected. You are not given love or affection, continually shouted at, blamed, threatened, ignored, punished in degrading way or humiliated, seeks permission to go out to shops or family and friends. No more in control of yourself or time, panic, Peer pressure, lack of self control and discipline

Physical Signs:

  • Usually no physical signs are visible

Behavioural Signs:

  • Low self-confidence
  • Withdrawal
  • Too eager to please
  • Personal boundaries that are not well-defined
  • Shows affection indiscriminately or does not show affection much at all

Hyper vigilance: Nervous and overly attentive to what is going on around them ("always looking over their shoulder")