Neglect or emotional abuse in teenagers: Core info leaflet How to identify and help teenagers who may have been emotionally abused or neglected
This leaflet summaries the research about teenagers’ experience of neglect and emotional abuse. It highlights findings about victimisation; perpetrators of violence or delinquency; future expectations; emotional wellbeing and risky behaviours. It finds that a better understanding of teenage neglect and emotional abuse may enable teenagers to access appropriate and timely help.
Authors: NSPCC and Cardiff University
Please cite as: Cardiff University, Department of Child Health and NSPCC (2014) Core-Info: neglect or emotional abuse in teenagers aged 13-18. London: NSPCC.
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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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