September 1990
Violence & Victims;Fall1990, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p211
Academic Journal
The article offers information on U.S. federal publications and services which feature information on abuse, including "The Surgeon General's Letter on Child Sexual Abuse" by C. Everett Koop, the "Family Violence Bulletin" from the Family Violence Research and Treatment Program at the University of Texas at Tyler, and the Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect from the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN).


Related Articles

  • Children exposed to domestic violence and child abuse: terminology and taxonomy. Holden, George W. // Clinical Child & Family Psychology Review;Sep2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p151 

    Three definitional issues regarding children exposed to domestic violence are examined. First, the multiple ways in which a child can be exposed to violence is discussed. A taxonomy of 10 types of exposure is proposed. Nine key characteristics of domestic violence, as they relate to children and...

  • Domestic Violence and Intergenerational Rates of Child Sexual Abuse: A Case Record Analysis. Avery, Lisa; Hutchinson, Dianne; Whitaker, Keitha // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Feb2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p77 

    Using case review at a shelter for battered women and their children, this exploratory study investigated the association between physical abuse, exposure to domestic violence and intergenerational occurrence of child sexual abuse. The charts of 570 children were reviewed in an attempt to...

  • Child maltreatment, abuse and neglect in a Nigerian adolescent boy, the common but unheard menace: A case report form Southwest, Nigeria. Uzodimma, Chinyere C.; Ogundeyi, Morufat M.; Dedeke, Florence I.; Owolabi, Olasunkanmi // Open Journal of Pediatrics;Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p377 

    Child abuse is a global problem. It includes all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect, and exploitation that result in actual or potential harm to the child's health, development or dignity. Child abuse and neglect are common in Nigeria, yet poorly reported. We...

  • When child abuse kills. Freeman, Peter // Bulletin with Newsweek;7/10/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6282, p42 

    This article focuses on a child abuse victim who was constantly beaten, viciously and at length, by his stepfather, who accompanied the beatings with ridicule and humiliation. His mother used him for her own sexual gratification, frequently locking the younger children out of the house in order...

  • Preventive health care, 2000 update: prevention of child maltreatment. MacMillan, Harriet L. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1451 

    Presents a study to update the 1993 report from the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination by reviewing evidence for the effectiveness of interventions aimed at preventing child maltreatment. Options; Outcomes; Evidence; Suggestion of education programs for children to prevent...

  • Examining the Overlap and Prediction of Multiple Forms of Child Maltreatment, Stressors, and Socioeconomic Status: A Longitudinal Analysis of Youth Outcomes. Herrenkohl, Todd; Herrenkohl, Roy // Journal of Family Violence;Oct2007, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p553 

    Analyses were conducted to examine the extent of overlap and predictive strength of multiple forms of child maltreatment and stressors internal and external to the family. Findings suggest a strong association between child maltreatment (physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and exposure to...

  • The Relationship Between Childhood Abuse and Suicidality in Adult Bipolar Disorder. McIntyre, Roger S.; Soczynska, Joanna K.; Mancini, Deborah; Lam, Chris; Woldeyohannes, Hanna O.; Moon, Seol; Konarski, Jakub Z.; Kennedy, Sidney H. // Violence & Victims;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p361 

    This study evaluates the effect of childhood sexual and physical abuse on suicidality in adults with bipolar disorder. We conducted a retrospective chart review of adult outpatients (N = 381) with DSM-IV-TR--defined bipolar disorder seeking evaluation and treatment at an academic specialty...

  • your first...Suspected case of child abuse. Wilson, Anna // Pulse;3/15/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p70 

    Offers advise for general practitioners on how to handle child abuse cases. Different forms of child abuse; Child protection policy in Great Britain; Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse; Neglect of a child; Fabricated or induced illness. INSETS: Child protection process;Difficult issues for...

  • Assessing the Relative Importance of the Child Sexual Abuse Interview Protocol Items to Assist Child Victims in Abuse Disclosure. Cheung, Monit; McNeil Boutté-Queen, Needha // Journal of Family Violence;Jan2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11 

    This study identifies (1) the importance of using the Child Sexual Abuse Interview Protocol for multiple disciplines to obtain detailed information of what the alleged child victims say and claim, and (2) the concurrence of multiple professionals about the relevance of items in the protocol in...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics