Child abuse and neglect and the brain--a review.

  title={Child abuse and neglect and the brain--a review.},
  author={Danya Glaser},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={41 1},
  • Danya Glaser
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
Developmental psychology and the study of behaviour and emotion have tended to be considered in parallel to the study of neurobiological processes. This review explores the effects of child abuse and neglect on the brain, excluding nonaccidental injury that causes gross physical trauma to the brain. It commences with a background summary of the nature, context, and some deleterious effects of omission and commission within child maltreatment. There is no post-maltreatment syndrome, outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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