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Editors: Stanley M. Sturt
Book Description:
Child abuse and neglect is as, at a minimum any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation; or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm. Four major types of maltreatment are usually included: neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse. Although any of the forms of child maltreatment may be found separately, they often occur in combination. This book presents issues and research in this field.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - The Perceived Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on the Adult Relationship Partners of Female Primary Survivors; pp. 1-63
(Noelle S. Wiersma, Whitworth College, USA)

Chapter 2 - Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma: From Diagnosis to Prevention; pp. 65-77
(Kirsten Bechtel, Yale University School of Medicine, USA)

Chapter 3 - Epigenetic Marking of the Genome by Early Experiences: Implications for Long-Lasting Effects of Early Maltreatment on Adult Cognitive and Emotional Health; pp. 79-114
(Tania L. Roth, Jonathon M. Levenson, Regina M. Sullivan and J. David Sweatt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Chapter 4 - Race Matters: Maltreatment Identification and Impact among High-Risk Adolescents; pp. 115-132
(Omar G. Gudiņo, Lisa L. Liu and Anna S. Lau, University of California, USA)

Chapter 5 - Identifying Physical Maltreatment of Children and Intervening in Hospital; pp. 133-145
(Paavilainen Eija and Aune Flinck, University of Tampere, Finland)

Chapter 6 - Causes, Impact, Prevention and Medicolegal Aspects of Child Abuse and Neglect; pp. 147-173
(B.R. Sharma, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, India)

Chapter 7 - Abuse and Risk for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Among Minority Women; pp. 175-193
(Jane Dimmitt Champion, Jeanna Piper, Alan Holden, Jeffrey Korte and Rochelle N. Shain, University of Texas, USA)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-59454-979-6
   Status: AV
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AN Announcing
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PP Page Proofs
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PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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