Health and Social Care

M1-Explain possible consequences of maltreatment for children and young people.
The impact of child abuse in terms of physical, psychological, behavioural, and social consequences impacts which can be in short or long terms.
I will use a case study of Victoria Climbie as we all know who suffer all kinds of abuse and neglect to demonstrate consequences of short term maltreatment.
Victoria who lived with her aunt and her boyfriend was maltreated, torture with cigarette burns, repeated beating with bike chains and belts buckles, hammer blows as we can see all this are short term physical maltreatment, while on the other the neglect part of it she is always kept untidy, looking dirty although it was not said she attended school I guess they couldn`t be bothered to send her to school. The emotional part she was not giving care, starvation not giving enough food which lead to her death.
Abuse can affect us later in life as we all know(long term) it can causes blindness, learning disabilities, mental issues , cerebral palsy, or   being paralysis, can also lead to hyperactivity, sleep disturbances, and anxiety, as well as increased vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder, attention conduct disorder later as you grow older in life depression and anxiety, for example, may make a person more likely to smoke, abuse alcohol or drugs, also can lead to long-term physical health problems, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
Having mental health problems such as depression, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and self-harm, suicidal thoughts, problems with drugs or alcohol and disturbing thoughts, emotions and memories that causes distress or confusion, eating disorder, panic disorder and reactive attachment disorder.
Later in life they may develop physical illness in adulthood such as mental health, chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, depression in life not feeling happy having regret and blaming everything on your-self i.e low...