Child Abuse: Recognition and Response

by Rajeev Seth, RN Srivastava, Rajesh Sagar, Jagadeesh N, Shaibya Saldanha

Child abuse and neglect is a serious and widely prevalent public health problem. Child abuse exerts a multitude of short- and long-term health effects on children. It can also lead to serious and often lifelong adverse consequences on their mental and physical health, reproductive health, academic performance, and social functioning. This book provides an introduction of child abuse, its various forms and adverse health effects, concise chapters on clinical recognition and response to physical, sexual, emotional abuses and neglect. It contains a brief approach to trauma-informed care, medico-legal aspects, multidisciplinary team and case based approach to learning. As doctors have an important role in prevention of child abuse, a special chapter on has been included in the appendix. This present handbook Child Abuse: Recognition and Response has been prepared and redacted under that project funded and supported by our partnership with UNICEF India. the handbook shall provide important learning experience for postgraduates, academic faculties, practicing pediatricians and allied child health professionals.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Seth Rajeev
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Rockland Hospital; Indian Child Abuse Neglect & Labour (ICANCL) Group, New Delhi, India
Intraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi E 10, Green Park Main, New Delhi 110016
Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), USA; Indian Child Abuse Neglect and Child Labour (ICANCL) Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), USA; Indian Child Abuse Neglect and Child Labour (ICANCL) Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
2. Srivastava RN
Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi
IP Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
487 Mandakini Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi, Email: rnsri@vsnl.net
GAIL (India) Limited, 16, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi
Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi, India
IP Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India
Apollo Indraprastha Hospitals, New Delhi
Indian CANCL (Child Abuse and Child Labour) Group; All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Apollo Indraprastha Hospitals, New Delhi, India
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
Apollo Indraprastha Hospitals, New Delhi, 487, Mandakini Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi 110019
Indian Child Abuse Neglect and Child Labour (ICANCL) Group; Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
3. Sagar Rajesh
AIIMS, New Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
4. N Jagadeesh
Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
5. Saldanha Shaibya Enfold Practice Health Trust, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789389776386
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18292
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 92
Book Type Professional

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