The Long-Term Health Consequences of Child Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, and Neglect: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Norman2012TheLH,
  title={The Long-Term Health Consequences of Child Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, and Neglect: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Rosana E Norman and Munkhtsetseg Byambaa and Rumna De and Alexander R Butchart and James G. Scott and Theo Vos},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Child sexual abuse is considered a modifiable risk factor for mental disorders across the life course. However the long-term consequences of other forms of child maltreatment have not yet been systematically examined. The aim of this study was to summarise the evidence relating to the possible relationship between child physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect, and subsequent mental and physical health outcomes. METHODS AND FINDINGS A systematic review was conducted using the… CONTINUE READING
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