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Risk and protective factors for physical and emotional abuse victimisation amongst vulnerable children in South Africa

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Little is known about risk and protective factors for emotional and physical child abuse in South Africa. Existing research has focused largely on sexual abuse and relied on recollections of childhood abuse from university and high-school students or data from criminal reports. The objective of this study was to establish risk and protective factors for severe physical and emotional abuse amongst a large crosssectional community sample of South African youth. Confidential self-report quest...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/car.2283

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Evidence Based Interventions
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Social Work
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Centre for Evidence Based Interventions
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Social Work
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Social Work
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Institution:
Tintswalo Hospital, Acornhoek, South Africa
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Child Abuse Review Journal website
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1099-0852
URN:
uuid:94149a17-6240-48cf-8c7a-c7c725b251da
Local pid:
ora:8658

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