Verbal Abuse - band - was created in 1981.
Love does not create verbal abuse. Dominance does.
There are many hallmarks of verbal abuse. Some signs of verbal abuse include explosive tempers, extreme jealousy, and forced isolation from friends and family.
It is Verbal and Physical abuse. Verbal Abuse is considered with the swearing while the physical is the slapping.
Verbal abuse is usually the cause of emotional abuse. Tell a young person that they are of no worth enough times they will start to believe it.
People have been known to be arrested for verbal abuse... but that may be due to being aimed at the police. Verbal basically means speaking, so it depends what is said through the verbal use. E.g. bad language aimed at some, name calling these can be classed as verbal abuse
Most verbal abuse is not real abuse and is hard to prove. If the abuse is severe enough and there is proof, a child can be taken from the abuser.The question leaves more unknown then known
No, it is not verbal abuse. It is management, or a management style. It may be bad management, or a bad management style, but still not abuse.
From my brief research it appears that both verbal abuse AND mental abuse are both chargeable offenses under WA law.