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By Angelo P. Giardino MD, PhD, MPH, Michelle A. Lyn MD, Eileen R. Giardino RN, PhD, FNP-BC (auth.), Angelo P. Giardino, Michelle A. Lyn, Eileen R. Giardino (eds.)

A useful consultant to the overview of kid actual Abuse and Neglect

Second Edition

Edited by way of Angelo P. Giardino, Michelle Lyn, and Eileen R. Giardino

The influence of kid maltreatment on sufferers, households, and society—from quick remedy and criminal prone to long term psychological well-being care and legislations enforcement—cannot be understated. And it is still a critical challenge despite expanding public know-how and stricter legislation. to take care of with starting to be physique of execs staying educated in this topic, the second one version of A useful consultant to the overview of kid actual Abuse and Neglect assists the reader in spotting abuse/neglect (exclusive of sexual abuse) in childrens and early life, and deciding upon its quantity. Illustrated with scientific images, the Guide info systematic evaluate strategies, explains the initiatives of an overview group, and expands and updates the data base in those and different significant areas:

  • Specific accidents, together with burns, bruises, fractures, head and belly injuries.
  • Malnourishment and different kinds of neglect.
  • Medical baby abuse (previously often called Munchausen Syndrome by way of Proxy).
  • Maltreatment of kids with distinct future health care needs.
  • Domestic accomplice violence.
  • Prevention innovations, psychosocial overview, collaborations with legislation enforcement and the courts, and more.

The new version of the useful consultant to the overview of kid actual Abuse and Neglect bargains specialist details precious to practitioners throughout expert domain names: public wellbeing and fitness pros in maternal and baby well-being and faculty settings; physicians and nurses; medical social employees, baby psychologists, and faculty psychologists; lawyers and legislations enforcement personnel.

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S. Department of Health and Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Child Maltreatment 2006. 2 Child maltreatment trends. Finkelhor and Jones (2008), used with permission. L. 108-36). S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2009). 3). The NIS-4 uses data gathered from a nationally representative sample of 122 counties. 3 Levels of recognition of child abuse and neglect. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families.

Department of Health and Human Services, 2009). 3). The NIS-4 uses data gathered from a nationally representative sample of 122 counties. 3 Levels of recognition of child abuse and neglect. S. Department of Health and Human Services. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families. (2001). A history of the National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect (p. 9). pdf. through December 3, 2005, or February 4, 2006 through May 3, 2006).

The National Violence Against Women (NVAW) Survey is a telephone survey on a nationally representative sample of 8,000 women and 8,000 men conducted between November 1995 and May 1996. The study found that nearly 25% of women and 8% of men reported they had been sexually and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. 5 million women and 835,000 men had been assaulted by an intimate partner in the previous 12 months. Publicly reported IPV statistics are thought to underreport the incidence of IPV because of the stigma and perceived sense of shame surrounding the problem (Tjaden, 2000).

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