Unintentional Child Neglect: Literature Review and Observational Study

@article{Friedman2014UnintentionalCN,
  title={Unintentional Child Neglect: Literature Review and Observational Study},
  author={E. Friedman and S. Billick},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={86},
  pages={253-259}
}
Child abuse is a problem that affects over six million children in the United States each year. Child neglect accounts for 78 % of those cases. Despite this, the issue of child neglect is still not well understood, partially because child neglect does not have a consistent, universally accepted definition. Some researchers consider child neglect and child abuse to be one in the same, while other researchers consider them to be conceptually different. Factors that make child neglect difficult to… Expand
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