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Child Abuse

Child Abuse
Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology

Second Edition
  • David A. Wolfe - University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, University of Toronto, Canada

September 1999 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
`David A Wolfe successfully provides a clear and general introduction to the different types of abuse and a systematic discussion of physical, emotional, cognitive, educational and social development in childhood' - Children & Society

This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and can be used to ameliorate it.

What Is Child Maltreatment?
Normal and Abnormal Child-Rearing Patterns
A Developmental Perspective of the Abused Child
Unraveling the Causes I
Theory and Background

Unraveling the Causes II
Multidimensional Influences

Prevention and Treatment Strategies

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ISBN: 9780803972285