Category Archives: Child abuse

Parental Social Isolation and Child Maltreatment Risk during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 11, 2020, COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The social isolation and economic stress resulting from pandemic have the potential to exacerbate child abuse and neglect. This study examines the association of parents’ perceived … Continue reading

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New Directions in “Child Abuse and Neglect” Research

A critical step in devising effective responses to child abuse and neglect is reasonable agreement on the definition of the problem and its scope. At a minimum, any recent act or set of acts or failure to act on the … Continue reading

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