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Child abuse sourcebook [electronic resource] : basic consumer health information about the maltreatment of children, including statistics, risk factors, symptoms, therapies, and the long-term consequences of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect, featuring facts about Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP), abusive head trauma, corporal punishment, parental substance abuse, incest, and child exploitation, along with information about child protective services, reporting abuse and neglect, legal protections, juvenile court, foster care and adoption, and parenting strategies, a glossary of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information / edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
2nd ed
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, c2009
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Subject(s) Child abuse -- United States
Child abuse -- United States -- Prevention
Abused children -- United States
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. Child maltreatment -- pt. 2. Physical and emotional abuse of children -- pt. 3. Sexual abuse of children -- pt. 4. Intervention and treatments for child maltreatment -- pt. 5. Preventing child maltreatment -- pt. 6. Strategies for positive parenting -- pt. 7. Additional help and information
Summary Offers information about the various forms of child abuse, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect, as well as less common forms of abuse such as Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP)
Note Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web
Original : xvi, 600 p. : ill
Note - System Details Mode of access: Internet
Series Gale virtual reference library
Alternate Author Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck, editor
Gale Group

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