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Chadwick's Child Maltreatment, Volume 1

Physical Abuse and Neglect

Fourth Edition

David L. Chadwick (editor) Angelo P. Giardino (editor)
Randell Alexander (editor)
Jonathan D. Thackeray (editor)
Debra Esernio-Jenssen (editor)

ISBN: 9781936590278

Publication Date: Mar 2014

Format: Hardback

The fourth edition of the landmark reference Child Maltreatment, now titled Chadwick's Child Maltreatment, offers a comprehensive view of the signs and aftermath of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and psychological maltreatment. This cutting-edge series has been divided into three definitive volumes. Each book is supplemented by an atlas of clinically valuable case studies and images to assist in the identification, interpretation, and investigation of child maltreatment.
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The fourth edition of the landmark reference Child Maltreatment?now titled Chadwick's Child Maltreatment?offers a comprehensive view of the signs and aftermath of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and psychological maltreatment. Formerly presented as a 2-volume clinical guide and photographic atlas, this cutting-edge series has been divided into 3 definitive volumes: Physical Abuse and Neglect, Sexual Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment, and Cultures at Risk and Role of Professionals. Each book is supplemented by an atlas of clinically valuable case studies and images to assist in the identification, interpretation, and investigation of child maltreatment.

Chadwick's Child Maltreatment has been edited by some of the most prominent experts in the field, including child abuse specialist and pioneer Dr. David Chadwick. This newly revised series is specifically designed for professionals who are in positions to identify and respond to the plight of child maltreatment and its many adverse effects on children and families.

Dr. Chadwick and his collaborators have expended great effort to present relevant, updated clinical text in the fourth edition, which includes 1950 pages and 1976 images.

Key benefits and features of Chadwick's Child Maltreatment include:
  • New! Over 350 new photographs to help practicing professionals identify various incidents of child maltreatment.
  • New! Seven new chapters including: Volume 2, Chapter 5, Sexual Behaviors in Children; Volume 2, Chapter 6, Therapy Approaches in Sexually Abused Children; Volume 2, Chapter 7, Positive and Negative Findings and What They Mean; Volume 2, Chapter 9, Understanding Resilience; Volume 2, Chapter 10, Lifelong and Life-Limiting Effects of Child Maltreatment; Volume 3, Chapter 10, Prosecution of Child Maltreatment; and Volume 3, Chapter 23, Public Health. Volume 3, Chapter 2, Risk of the Internet, has been completely revised to reflect the fast-paced growth of the role of technology in our society.
  • Combined clinical guide and photographic atlas in each book for easier access to information.
  • Multidisciplinary focus to support collaboration among health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals.
Volume One: Physical Abuse and Neglect

Volume One in the fourth edition of Chadwick's Child Maltreatment provides an overview of the signs and effects of physical abuse and neglect toward children. The clinical text includes essential information for professionals who work to identify, treat, and prevent child abuse and neglect.

More than 30 medical experts collaborated to provide the latest clinical data and research on topics ranging from burns and bruises in child maltreatment to oral injuries and the effects of chemical abuse.

The clinical portion of the text is accompanied by a photographic atlas in the back of the book, which includes current case studies and more than 1000 images and illustrations that complement many of the main topics included in the clinical text, plus chapters on radiology and photo documentation.

Peer-reviewed by experts in the field, Physical Abuse and Neglect is a comprehensive resource to support health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals in their ongoing efforts to identify and prevent physical abuse and neglect of innocent victims.

Key Features and Benefits of Volume 1:
  • Over 250 new photographs to help practicing professionals identify and treat various incidents of physical abuse and neglect.
  • Combined clinical guide and photographic atlas for more convenience and easier access to information.
  • Multidisciplinary focus to support collaboration among health care, law enforcement, social work, child protection, and court-related professionals.
Illustrations 1000 images
Pages 650
Date Published 30 Mar 2014
Publisher STM Learning
Series Chadwick's Child Maltreatment
Subject/s Paediatric medicine   Child welfare   Paediatric nursing   Child abuse   Sexual abuse & harassment  

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