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Related Topics to Risk for Child Physical Abuse

  • Tanya S. Hinds
  • Angelo P. Giardino
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health book series (BRIEFSPUBLIC)

Abstract

This chapter addressed several related topic areas that have a connection to the risk for child physical abuse, namely, corporal punishment, intimate partner violence, and disabilities or special health care needs. Each topic is briefly defined and then the connection to the risk for child physical abuse is explored noting the findings from several key articles and reports that provide the evidence to support or refute a connection to child physical abuse as well as a rationale for an approach to clinical practice around the specific topic.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanya S. Hinds
    • 1
    • 2
  • Angelo P. Giardino
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.The Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection CenterChildren’s National Health SystemWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.The George Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.Texas Children’s HospitalHoustonUSA
  4. 4.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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