ERIC Number: ED159854
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
New Light on an Old Problem: 9 Questions and Answers About Child Abuse and Neglect.
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Nine questions about child abuse and neglect are answered in the booklet which is available in English and Spanish. Among facts revealed are the following: there are about 1 million cases of abuse yearly; there are four types of abuse and neglect (physical abuse, neglect, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse); abuse can be recognized by certain features of the child's appearance and behavior, and the parent or caretaker behavior; and abusing parents are also victims usually under a lot of stress. (PHR)
Descriptors: Behavior, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Children, Family Problems, Incidence, Parent Child Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Stress Variables
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-024-00729-3)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Parts may be marginally legible due to colored print