ERIC Number: EJ530799
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Twenty Years in the Evaluation of the Sexually Abused Child: Has Medicine Helped or Hurt the Child and the Family?
Heger, Astrid H.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n10 p893-97 Oct 1996
The development of the medical examination as a tool in diagnosing child sexual abuse is discussed. The role of the medical professional in promoting conservative and appropriate diagnosis and treatment and in providing a scientific base for the recognition of child sexual abuse is reviewed. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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