TITLE

From the Editor

AUTHOR(S)
Feeg, Veronica D.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article relates the author's views regarding the issues on parental child kidnapping or child abduction. Its traumatic impact on the victims were also addressed. Furthermore, over 200,000 children are kidnapped each year by family members seeking to interfere with parental visitation rights. There are only 115 cases of kidnappings for the purpose of ransom or harm occurred. With this, a variety of organizations help to find and recover missing children.
ACCESSION #
24599159

 

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