• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Child Abuse

  • By: Annie Dude
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The term child abuse encompasses many behaviors that adults perpetrate against children, including physical harm, sexual contact, emotional maltreatment, and material neglect of a child's physical, emotional, or medical needs. Those committing abusive acts can ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles