9780803972278

Child Abuse: Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology (Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry)

Wolfe, David A.

ISBN 10: 080397227X / 0-8039-7227-X
ISBN 13: 9780803972278
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Hardcover
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Synopsis:
This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and can be used to ameliorate it.