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Tagged With "maltreatment"

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The Economics of Child Abuse: A Study of California

Jenny Pearlman ·
While the impact of maltreatment on a child and their family is devastating, child maltreatment also has serious effects far beyond those for the victim. Maltreatment results in ongoing costs to taxpayers, institutions, businesses, and society at large. Local communities bear the brunt of these costs in the form of medical, educational, and judicial costs, though more tragic signs are seen in homelessness, addiction, and teen pregnancy. To create a concrete understanding of the widespread...
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Association of Childhood Maltreatment With Suicide Behaviors Among Young People [jamanetwork.com]

By Ioannis Angelakis, Jennifer L. Austin, and Patricia Gooding, JAMA Network Open, August 5, 2020 Key Points Español 中文 (Chinese) Question What is the association between experiences of childhood maltreatment and suicide behaviors in children and young adults? Findings This systematic review and meta-analysis was based on 79 individual studies with 337 185 unique participants found an association between core types of childhood maltreatment and suicide behaviors in children and young adults.
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Re: Association of Childhood Maltreatment With Suicide Behaviors Among Young People [jamanetwork.com]

Jeoffry Gordon ·
This comprehensive and significant presentation of this large data set dramatically documents the potentially tragic effects of child maltreatment. It also inherently and forcefully criticizes other narrow minded studies - still accepted in the professional literature - which are blinded by the fact that psychiatry in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) does not recognize "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Due to Child Abuse or Neglect" as a diagnosis. See the attached study of youth...
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