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child abuse

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on 4 March 2010

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Transcript of child abuse

CHILD ABUSE Child abuse is physical - shaking, hitting, beating, burning, or biting a child. Child abuse is emotional - constantly blaming or putting down a child; excessive yelling, shaming Child abuse is sexual -- incest, any forced sexual activity, exposure to sexual stimulation not appropriate for the child's age.
Child abuse can take several forms The four main types are physical, sexual, psychological, and neglect Child abuse is the term used when an adult harms a child or a young person under the age of 18.
there are four main types of child abuse, Phisical, Sexual, Emotinal and Psychological Child abuse is a complex phenomenon with multiple causes. Understanding the causes of abuse is crucial to addressing the problem of child abuse. Parents who physically abuse their spouses are more likely than others to physically abuse their children. However, it is impossible to know whether marital strife is a cause of child abuse, or if both the marital strife and the abuse are caused by tendencies in the abuser.

Children with a history of neglect or physical abuse are at risk of developing psychiatric problems Children who are physically abused are likely to receive bone fractures, particularly rib fractures, and may have a higher risk of developing cancer One of the most challenging ethical dilemmas arising from child abuse relates to the parental rights of abusive parents or caretakers with regard to their children, particularly in medical settings. In the United States, the 2008 New Hampshire case of Andrew Bedner drew attention to this legal and moral conundrum
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