Thursday, January 22, 2009

Director's Comments: Child Maltreatment

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on child maltreatment. The transcript is also available.

A recent series in The Lancetprovides illuminating and sobering insights about the frequency of child maltreatment in the U.S. and some other high income nations. In a comprehensive overview of the evidence about child maltreatment, six authors from the U.S., U.K., Sweden, and New Zealand note between four to 16 percent of children in some high income nations are physically abused and one in ten is neglected, or psychologically abused...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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