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Classic Papers in Child Abuse

Classic Papers in Child Abuse

January 2000 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

As a supportive reference tool, this book is for advanced clinical students and professionals in a variety of disciplines whose work involves interdependent aspects of dealing with child maltreatment. In essence, a "mini-library" is made available for quick access to timeless core research vital to the assessment, management, treatment, and prosecution of current cases. Selected with the help of leaders in the field, these 25 influential contributions about child abuse are presented along with the editors' commentaries and brief descriptive statements from prominent national and international investigators. The introductory comments inform readers why the research was so important at the time of publication and what the implications of the work are for practice today. Students, researchers, advocates, mental health practitioners, and libraries will benefits from such a well thought-out compilation that facilitates the understanding of critical research of the past pertinent to current practice.

John Caffey, 1946
Multiple Fractures in the Long Bones of Infants Suffering from Chronic Subdural Hematoma
C Henry Kempe et al, 1962
The Battered Child Syndrome
Marshall H Klaus et al, 1972
Maternal Attachment
Importance of the First Post-Partum Days

John Caffey, 1972
On the Theory and Practice of Shaking Infants
Its Potential Residual Effects of Permanent Brain Damage and Mental Retardation

J Goldstein, Anna Freud and A J Solnit, 1973
On Continuity, a Child's Sense of Time and the Limits of both Law and Prediction
David Gil, 1975
Unraveling Child Abuse
Ian W Hufton and R Kim Oates, 1977
Nonorganic Failure to Thrive
A Long-Term Followup

Roy Meadow, 1977
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Leroy H Pelton, 1978
Child Abuse and Neglect
The Myth of Classlessness

James Garbarino, 1978
The Elusive 'Crime' of Emotional Abuse
C Henry Kempe, 1978
Sexual Abuse
Another Hidden Pediatric Problem

Jane D Gray, Christy A Cutler and Janet G Dean, 1979
Prediction and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Norman A Polansky et al, 1979
Isolation of the Neglectful Family
A Psychiatric Approach to the Problems of Impaired Infant-Mother Relationships

Byron Egeland and Brian Vaughan, 1981
Failure of Bond Formation as a Cause of Abuse, Neglect and Maltreatment
Diane E H Russell, 1983
The Incidence and Prevalence of Intrafamilial and Extrafamilial Sexual Abuse of Female Children
Roland C Summit, 1983
The Child Sexual Abuse Accomodation Syndrome
David Finkelhor, 1984
Four Preconditions
A Model

Richard J Gelles and Ake W Edfeldt, 1986
Violence towards Children in the United States and Sweden
David L Olds et al, 1986
Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
A Randomized Trial of Nurse Home Visitation

Angela Browne and David Finkelhor, 1986
Impact of Child Sexual Abuse
A Review of the Research

Brandt F Steele, 1987
Psychodynamic Factors in Child Abuse
Anne Harris Cohn (Donnelly) and Deborah Daro, 1987
Is Treatment too Late? What Ten Years of Evaluative Research Tell Us
Ray E Helfer, 1987
The Litany of the Smoldering Neglect of Children
David P H Jones, 1987
Reliable and Fictitious Accounts of Sexual Abuse to Children
Cathy Spatz Widom, 1989
Does Violence Beget Violence?

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ISBN: 9780761918363