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What is Child Maltreatment

Handbook of Research on Child and Adolescent Psychology Practices and Interventions
Range of interpersonal abuse behaviours that significant others do towards children that have the potential to affect many aspects of the child, including their survival and dignity.
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Childhood Trauma: Impact and Management
Alisha Arora (Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India) and Madhumita Bhattacharya (Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-9983-2.ch002
The chapter explores the profound effects of childhood trauma on children and provides insights into effective strategies for its management. Drawing from extensive research in psychology, neuroscience, and trauma studies, the chapter examines the complex interplay between traumatic experiences and the developing brain, emphasizing the importance of understanding the specific developmental stages during which trauma occurs. Furthermore, the authors discuss a comprehensive overview of evidence-based interventions and approaches for managing childhood trauma. By providing a synthesis of current knowledge and best practices, this chapter seeks to contribute to the ongoing efforts to create a nurturing and resilient environment for children affected by trauma, promoting their healing and well-being.
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Adolescent and Adult Mass Shooters: Trauma, Mental Health Problems, and Early Prevention
There are four official, legal categories of child maltreatment: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional (psychological) abuse, and neglect (including medical), depending on state law definitions.
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Educational Outcomes of Children Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe
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