Research reports published pre-2013 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

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All Babies Count: prevention and protection for vulnerable babies

Reviews the current research on the vulnerability of babies to abuse and neglect and presents analysis of the risk factors and suggestions for early intervention.


All Babies Count: spotlight on perinatal mental health - prevention in mind

Report on how mental illnesses affects women during pregnancy and after birth, and improvements that can be made to identify, treat and prevent it.


Beat exam stress

Childline leaflet for children and young people that provides guidance on coping with examinations and the stress they can cause.


Breakdown or breakthrough?

5 short films showing how to support parents affected by mental health problems develop secure a relationship with their baby in the perinatal period.


Breaking the wall of silence

Reveals the complexities involved in identifying and responding to the needs of children and young people who have been trafficked into and within the UK.


Bruises on children: Core info leaflet

How to identify bruises that may be the result of child abuse or neglect. Part of the Core info leaflet series.


Caught in a trap: the impact of grooming

Our report about what young people told ChildLine about grooming and sexual exploitation in 2011/12.


Child abuse and neglect in the UK today

Research report into children’s experiences of abuse and neglect.


Children and families experiencing domestic violence

Research into the notification process whereby police notify social services of domestic abuse incidents.


Research reports published in 2015

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2015.

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Research reports published in 2014

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2014.

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Research reports published in 2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2013.

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