ERIC Number: EJ563981
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Association between Child Maltreatment and Disabilities in a Hospital-Based Epidemiological Study.
Sullivan, Patricia M.; Knutson, John F.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n4 p271-88 Apr 1998
A study investigated the association between disabilities and maltreatment in 3,001 children who had records of abuse and 880 controls. Results found that for both physical abuse and neglect there was a strong association between disabilities and maltreatment. Disability was also associated with longer duration of maltreatment. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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