Knowledge and attitude in regards to physical child abuse amongst medical and dental residents of central Gujarat: a cross-sectional survey.

@article{Deshpande2015KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitude in regards to physical child abuse amongst medical and dental residents of central Gujarat: a cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Anshula Neeraj Deshpande and Chirag Samuel Macwan and K. S. Poonacha and Seema Dinesh Bargale and Steffi Jasbir Dhillon and Prriya Arun Porwal},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={177-82}
}
CONTEXT Child abuse is a state of emotional, physical, economic, and sexual maltreatment met out to a person below the age of 18 and is a globally prevalent phenomenon. However, in India, there has been no understanding of the extent, magnitude, and trends of the problem. AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the level of knowledge and attitudes of medical and dental residents with regards to physical child abuse of central Gujarat. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey was… CONTINUE READING

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