A prospective investigation of physical health outcomes in abused and neglected children: new findings from a 30-year follow-up.

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OBJECTIVES We investigated whether abused and neglected children are at risk for negative physical health outcomes in adulthood. METHODS Using a prospective cohort design, we matched children (aged 0-11 years) with documented cases of physical and sexual abuse and neglect from a US Midwestern county during 1967 through 1971 with nonmaltreated children… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300636

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