Effects of child abuse and neglect for children and adolescents

Child Family Community Australia, Australia, 2014

Related to Abuse and neglect

Child abuse and neglect is a social and public health problem, as well as a children’s rights issue in Australia. Abuse and neglect can lead to a wide range of adverse consequences for children and young people.

This paper provides an overview of the possible effects of child abuse and neglect and explores whether different types of maltreatment are associated with specific adverse consequences in childhood and adolescence.

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