child abuse psychology

Vanderbilt Medical Facilities Educate Public On Signs Of Child Abuse

Vanderbilt Medical Facilities Educate Public On Signs Of Child Abuse

The DHHS reports that almost 80% of child fatalities are caused by abuse or neglect by one or more parent. Over the past five years, staff at Vanderbilt’s medical facilities have reported suspected cases of abuse or neglect to local law enforcement officials and thExit fullscreene Department of Children’s Services. In light of this, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital have shared tips to the public on how to spot potential signs of abuse in children. With hope, the public might be able to spot the signs of child abuse and prevent more injuries or fatalities from occurring.

Heightened Activity In Same Brain Areas of Maltreated Children and Combat Soldiers

Heightened Activity In Same Brain Areas of Maltreated Children and Combat Soldiers

Collaborative research undertaken by UCL and the Anna Freud Centre has found that children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of brain activity as soldiers who have been exposed to combat violence.