Neglect or emotional abuse in children aged 5-14: Core info leaflet How to identify and help children who may have been emotionally abused or neglected
This leaflet summarises what is known about children between the ages of 5 – 14 who have been emotionally abused and neglected and explains how this abuse affects the following areas of a child’s life:
- relationships with other children
- emotional or self-perception issues
- school performance
- relationships with parents.
This is part of the Core info leaflet series on aspects of child abuse and neglect, a collaborative project by the NSPCC and Cardiff Child Protection Systematic Review Group.
Authors: NSPCC and Cardiff University
Please cite as: Cardiff University, Department of Child Health and NSPCC (2014) Core-Info: neglect or emotional abuse in children aged 5-14. [London]: NSPCC.
Core info series
The Core info leaflet series is based on a collaborative project by the NSPCC and Cardiff Child Protection Systematic Review Group at the Early Years research section of the Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Department of Child Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University.
The full systematic review findings including research questions and methodologies as well as information about all of the reviews and annual updates being under taken can be found on the Core info website.
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