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    psychological abuse

    Why is it correct to speak of psychological abuse eventhough the "-locial" refers to the theory of something? I would have used emotional or mental abuse.

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    Re: psychological abuse

    You need to more careful with your posts if you want to be understood. I'm not exactly sure what you mean by "-locial", but I think it should be "-logical".
    "Psychological" refers to things related to psychology. "Psychological abuse" a common term for emotional abuse. I can see your point, but it's probably a tad pedantic for people who use this term to change.

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