ERIC Number: EJ350808
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Social Support and Child Maltreatment: A Review of the Evidence.
Seagull, Elizabeth A. W.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v11 n1 p41-52 1987
Review of the research found little evidence that lack of social support plays a significant role in the etiology of physical child abuse. Stronger evidence exists which suggests that neglectful parents are socially isolated. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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