What type of abuse is physical?

Physical abuse is intentional bodily injury. Some examples include slapping, pinching, choking, kicking, shoving, or inappropriately using drugs or physical restraints. Signs of physical abuse. Sexual abuse is nonconsensual sexual contact (any unwanted sexual contact).

How can abuse affect you physically?

Immediate physical effects of abuse include but are not limited to: Bruises, welts, and black eyes. Cuts, lacerations, and wounds. Fractures, broken bones, and dislocations.

What is the physical abuse definition?

Physical abuse is generally defined as “any nonaccidental. physical injury to the child” and can include striking, kicking, burning, or biting the child, or any action.