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Child Abuse Negl. 1998 Apr;22(4):271-88.

The association between child maltreatment and disabilities in a hospital-based epidemiological study.

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Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE 68131, USA.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

Circumstances of maltreatment and the presence of disabilities.

METHOD:

An electronic merger of the records of all pediatric patients.

RESULTS:

Detailed record analysis of circumstances of maltreatment and the presence of disabilities.

CONCLUSIONS:

Differences between the Hospital and Residential samples, maltreatment and perpetrator characteristics, disability/maltreatment relationships, and their implications for primary health care are discussed.

PMID:
9589179
DOI:
10.1016/s0145-2134(97)00175-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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