Dysfunctional Families. Most dysfunctional families are a direct outgrowth of TROUBLED PARENTS. Troubled parents may:. Have addictions Use physical violence May be unable to provide Exploit children (use them as possessions, use strong authoritarian control).
Most dysfunctional families are a direct outgrowth of TROUBLED PARENTS.
1. Physical- satisfying their emotions by taking their anger out on their children, by not correcting their children, by using little effort to control their children.
2. Sexual –Contact between an adult and child that must be kept secret.
3. Verbal – Frequent belittling or criticism, using profanity toward their children, verbally abusing them instead of their actions.