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What is Child abuse?

What is Child abuse?

  • Child abuse: Physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of child.
  • Child abuse: Abuse of children in a family, institutional, or other setting. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
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Child abuse: Introduction

Types of Child abuse:

Broader types of Child abuse:

How serious is Child abuse?

Complications of Child abuse: see complications of Child abuse

What causes Child abuse?

Causes of Child abuse: see causes of Child abuse
Risk factors for Child abuse: see risk factors for Child abuse

What are the symptoms of Child abuse?

Symptoms of Child abuse: see symptoms of Child abuse

Complications of Child abuse: see complications of Child abuse

Child abuse: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Child abuse.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Child abuse.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Child abuse: see treatments for Child abuse
Research for Child abuse: see research for Child abuse

Name and Aliases of Child abuse

Main name of condition: Child abuse

Other names or spellings for Child abuse:

Battered child syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Child abuse: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Child abuse:

  • Non accidental injury
  • Sudden infant

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