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Child Violence

  • Haiana Lopes Cavalheiro
  • Ana Luisa Bettega
  • Carlos F. Oldenburg Neto
  • Thais Bussyguin
  • Maymoona Attiyat
  • Janaina de Oliveira Poy
  • Antonio Marttos
Chapter

Abstract

Worldwide, almost 3500 children and teenagers die every year by mistreatment or abuse. This chapter briefly goes over the classifications of violence against a child and how to address it.

Keywords

Child abuse Child mistreatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haiana Lopes Cavalheiro
    • 1
  • Ana Luisa Bettega
    • 1
  • Carlos F. Oldenburg Neto
    • 2
  • Thais Bussyguin
    • 2
  • Maymoona Attiyat
    • 3
  • Janaina de Oliveira Poy
    • 4
  • Antonio Marttos
    • 5
  1. 1.Iwan Collaço Trauma Research Group, Department of SurgeryHospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsHospital do Trabalhador Trauma Center, Federal University of ParanaCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.Ryder Trauma Center – Jackson Health System, Miller School of Medicine, University of MiamiMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Faculdade de Ciências Médicas de SantosSantos, São PauloBrazil
  5. 5.William Lehman Injury Research Center, Division of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care, Dewitt Daughtry Department of SurgeryLeonard M. Miller School of Medicine Miami, University of MiamiMiamiUSA

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