Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
|Author:||Panel on Research on Child Abuse and Neglect, National Research Council|
|Publisher:||National Academies Press|
- Child maltreatment
The tragedy of child abuse and neglect is in the forefront of public attention. Yet, without a conceptual framework, research in this area has been highly fragmented. This volume provides a comprehensive, integrated, child-oriented research agenda for the nation. Presents an overview of definitions and scope; etiology, consequences, treatment, and prevention; and infrastructure and ethics.
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