ERIC Number: EJ461196
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Medical Diagnosis of the Sexually Abused Child.
Bays, Jan; Chadwick, David
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v17 n1 p91-110 Jan-Feb 1993
This article on medical diagnosis of the sexually abused child summarizes clinical research on physical findings in nonabused children, abused children, and abused children with independent confirmation of abuse. A classification of physical findings is proposed along a continuum of certainty that sexual abuse has occurred. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Note: Special Issue: Clinical Recognition of Sexually Abused Children.