eye, we probably jump up on the sofa, removing our feet from the floor with a raised heartbeat before even reflecting what it could be. Our survival instincts react before we can think logically. When we’ve identified it’s just a harmless spider, we can deal with it more suitably.
In other words, it doesn’t matter if your children usually know you wouldn’t harm them because they’re only reacting to a possible threat. And we’re not in listening mode when our survival instincts have kicked in.
When you start yelling I stop listening.
These effects are just when a parent is yelling without shouting insults or degrading comments. However, if an adult also says hurtful comments, we can also add other aspects of psychological effects on yelling at a child.
- It has been shown that there is a correlation between verbal abuse and later develop differents kinds of chronic painful conditions such as recurring headaches, back problems, and other forms of pain.
- Psychological stress as children has been shown to lead to a heightened risk for autoimmune disorders, vascular diseases, and even premature death.
- It can develop into depression.