The Child Abusers: Research and Controversy


Who are the child abusers? Who kills children? How can we learn from the available research to improve the protection of children? Child abuse horrifies the public, produces fierce debate in the media, and creates anxiety in even the most experienced professionals. This book examines the available evidence and challenges the myths and controversies that have emerged in this contested area. The importance of the child protectionndash;psychiatry interface and the extremes of child abuse homicide are examined. Essential reading for any professional in the field of child protection.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Maidenhead, England
Publication year:
  • 2004


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