The dimensions of maltreatment: introduction.

  title={The dimensions of maltreatment: introduction.},
  author={Diana J. English and Shrikant I. Bangdiwala and Desmond K. Runyan},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={29 5},
This special issue includes an introduction and seven papers exploring dimensions of maltreatment including type, severity, chronicity, and substantiation status of referrals to CPS, utilizing a subsample of the LONGSCAN studies. Each paper examines one of the dimensions of maltreatment from various perspectives to determine if different conceptualizations of a dimension, examined in isolation, account for different amounts of variation in child outcomes. A final paper assesses the relationship… CONTINUE READING