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Child abuse and neglect: Diagnosis and Management

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dc.creator Jacobi, G., Dettmeyer, R., Banaschak, S., Brosig, B., & Herrmann, B.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-19T16:25:36Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-19T16:25:36Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11212/10
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2855177/pdf/Dtsch_Arztebl_Int-107-0231.pdf
dc.description Background: The findings of studies on the frequency of vio - lence against children imply that many cases go undetected. Methods: Selective literature review based on a search of different databases for publications on all types of violence against children, except sexual abuse. Results: The physical abuse of children can involve blunt trauma, thermal injury, and the so-called shaking trauma syndrome (STS). Physical and psychological child neglect have very serious long-term effects. It can be difficult to draw a clear distinction of child abuse and neglect on the one hand, and acceptable behavior on the other, because of the varying social acceptance of certain child-raising practices. Münchhausen s syndrome by proxy (MSbP) is a rare, special type of child abuse. Conclusion: At the beginning of the 21 st century, well- established normative structures are in place to protect children against abuse and neglect, and the available help from social organizations can also have a preventive effect. Further improvements will depend on interdisciplinary co - ordination and bette
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dc.publisher Deutsches Ärzteblatt International
dc.subject Germany
dc.subject Assessment
dc.subject Best practices
dc.subject Child maltreatment
dc.subject International Resources
dc.subject Neglect
dc.title Child abuse and neglect: Diagnosis and Management
dc.type Text


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