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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 sensible consultant to the assessment of kid actual Abuse and Neglect

Second Edition

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

The influence of kid maltreatment on sufferers, households, and society—from fast treatment and criminal prone to long term psychological healthiness care and legislations enforcement—cannot be understated. And it continues to be a critical challenge inspite of expanding public wisdom and stricter legislation. to maintain with turning out to be physique of pros staying knowledgeable in this topic, the second one version of A sensible consultant to the review of kid actual Abuse and Neglect assists the reader in spotting abuse/neglect (exclusive of sexual abuse) in kids and adolescence, and picking its quantity. Illustrated with scientific pictures, the Guide information systematic evaluate approaches, explains the initiatives of an evaluate group, and expands and updates the information base in those and different significant areas:

  • Specific accidents, together with burns, bruises, fractures, head and stomach injuries.
  • Malnourishment and other kinds of neglect.
  • Medical baby abuse (previously often called Munchausen Syndrome by way of Proxy).
  • Maltreatment of youngsters with certain overall healthiness care needs.
  • Domestic associate violence.
  • Prevention innovations, psychosocial overview, collaborations with legislation enforcement and the courts, and more.

The new version of the sensible consultant to the evaluate of kid actual Abuse and Neglect deals specialist info beneficial to practitioners throughout expert domain names: public healthiness pros in maternal and baby well-being and college settings; physicians and nurses; scientific social staff, baby psychologists, and college psychologists; legal professionals and legislations enforcement personnel.

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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). Child maltreatment and IPV are intricately related. Studies show that within groups of children with suspected abuse or neglect, 45–59% of their mothers have been battered (Stark & Flitcraft, 1988).

1 Most common forms of sustained abuse in 2006 (Child Maltreatment, 2006). 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.

Sullivan is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Creighton University. She has extensive experience with children and families and has conducted several forensic evaluations for use in both district court and juvenile court proceedings. She has provided numerous presentations to guardians ad litem, county attorneys and to juvenile, county and district court judges on psychological evaluations. She is an NIH funded researcher and currently involved in the study of the long-term effects of violence exposure, including child abuse, domestic and community violence, in childhood.

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