Children's Lives Lost to Child Abuse and Neglect & Signs of Child Abuse
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National Child Abuse Statistics | Childhelp

Statistics on child abuse and neglect, consequences of child abuse and criminal behavior and substance abuse related to child abuse.
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Autumn Mizak's comment, February 13, 2014 8:58 AM
11.) 8.5% of abuse is psychological maltreatment
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 13, 2014 8:59 AM
12.) 2.3% of abuse is medical neglect
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 13, 2014 8:59 AM
13.) 10.8% of abuse is other/unknown
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Abuse and Neglect : Kids Matter Inc.

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Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 8:37 AM
8.) Sometimes children that are abused feel as if they deserve the abuse and are a bad child
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 8:37 AM
9.) Abused children often times have a low self-esteem
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 8:38 AM
10.) Child abuse victims may develop eating disorders, or sleep disturbances such as nightmares.
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Safe Horizon :: 10 Signs of Child Abuse & Neglect

Safe Horizon :: 10 Signs of Child Abuse & Neglect | Children's Lives Lost to Child Abuse and Neglect & Signs of Child Abuse | Scoop.it
Safe Horizon's 10 Signs of Child Abuse page offers 10 ways that individuals can learn to recognize child abuse and neglect, as well as a downloadable version of the signs.
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Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 8:57 AM
8.) Lack of personal care or hygiene-may look uncared for, always dirty, body odor, don't have on appropriate clothing for weather
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 8:59 AM
9.) Risk taking factors-may involve themselves in high risk activities like doing drugs or drinking alcohol or carrying a weapon or weapons
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 17, 2014 9:00 AM
10.) Inappropriate sexual behaviors-explicit sexual behaviors or sexual language.
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Child Abuse & Neglect: Recognizing, Preventing and Reporting Child Abuse

Child Abuse & Neglect: Recognizing, Preventing and Reporting Child Abuse | Children's Lives Lost to Child Abuse and Neglect & Signs of Child Abuse | Scoop.it
Do you know what the warning signs of child abuse are? Learn how to recognize, prevent and report child abuse.
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Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:20 AM
8.) Sometimes abusive parents struggle with mental health issues or substance abuse
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:21 AM
9.) Children who are abused suffer from trust issues, because they have never been able to trust their parents/caregivers, of whom they should be able to trust the most.
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:22 AM
10.) Adults who have been victims of abuse have trouble expressing emotions, so they suffer from anxiety, depression, or anger, and often times result to drugs or alcohol
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Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute

Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute | Children's Lives Lost to Child Abuse and Neglect & Signs of Child Abuse | Scoop.it
The Child Molestation Research & Prevention Institute is a national,
science-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing child sexual
abuse through early diagnosis and effective treatment for people at risk to
molest children or pedophiles.
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Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:29 AM
8.) These specialists use objective tests, medicines, and specialized cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques that directly diminish or a sex drive directed toward children.
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:30 AM
9.) It's hard for the courts to put an end to sexual child abuse because they need to have permission to talk to the child
Autumn Mizak's comment, February 21, 2014 9:32 AM
10.) Sometimes, they are protecting the abuser because they are a family member, or they are protecting other members of the family because they do not want them to know what is happening.