Children of abused mothers 50% more likely to have low IQ

Page 2 of 2 [ 19 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

magz
Forum Moderator
Forum Moderator

User avatar

Joined: 1 Jun 2017
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Posts: 8,556
Location: Poland

26 Nov 2019, 9:19 am

kraftiekortie wrote:
High-IQ people abuse children pretty darn often, too.

But it's often more subtle, thus not recorded.


_________________
Let's not confuse being normal with being mentally healthy.
***** ***


kraftiekortie
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 4 Feb 2014
Gender: Male
Posts: 72,339
Location: Queens, NYC

26 Nov 2019, 9:24 am

Yep.

But there's lots of the non-subtle variety, too. You would be surprised.



firemonkey
Veteran
Veteran

User avatar

Joined: 23 Mar 2015
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,503
Location: Calne,England

26 Nov 2019, 9:37 am

My parents are/were very intelligent . They weren't abusive necessarily , but weren't emotionally very warm .
Maybe that was par for the course for a middle class family from the late 50s to mid 70s.

I do notice however that there's much more affection and warmth between my stepdaughter and her children .


_________________
Support mental health research
Please support mental health research
http://www.mentalhealthresearchuk.org.uk/
http://mcpin.org/
https://www.mqmentalhealth.org/


Your neurodiverse (Aspie) score: 133 of 200
Your neurotypical (non-autistic) score: 47 of 200
You are very likely neurodiverse (Aspie)