J P Turbett

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There is a long history of professional and public concern with the problems of recognizing and reporting child abuse. The research reported here compares recognition of and response to potential abuse by physicians in Northern Ireland and the United States. An experimental study using vignettes in the USA and hospital data, showed that physicians'(More)
Help for abused children, abusive parents and families depends upon early recognition and reporting of the problem. This research employs an experimental design using vignettes (brief descriptions of potential abuse) to manipulate the affect of parents' socioeconomic status, ethnic status and the child's level of injury on teachers' recognition and(More)
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