Pediatrics

USPSTF: Evidence lacking for prevention of child maltreatment

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence on the benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing child maltreatment is currently inadequate. These findings ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Tracking the impact of early abuse and neglect

Children who experience abuse and neglect early in life are more likely to have problems in social relationships and underachieve academically as adults.

Pediatrics

Combatting 'disinformation' about child abuse

Children need nurturing, attention to health and basic needs, safety and appropriate supervision. Child abuse and neglect, also called "child maltreatment," too often endanger the health, well-being and even lives of children.

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