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Maltreatment And Child Abuse

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Children maltreatment is an exceptionally complicated and disputed public health issue, drawing unceasing attention from many professionals (Garbarino&Crouter, 1978 ; Tishelman, Meyer, Haney&McLead,2010). Child maltreatment is the deficiency of any parental or caretaker act resulting in severe physical or emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exploitation or even death (Thurston, 2006 ; Farah, 2010). This issue has been a significant and growing matter in manifold countries, especially in United States (Paxson&Waldfogel,1999). In 1996, the Child Protective Services (CPS) agencies in United States reported over 3 million cases of child abuse (approximately 50 cases per thousand children), neglect constitutes 58 percent in the report, physical
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