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Reducing child abuse amongst adolescents in low-and middle-income countries: A pre-post trial in South Africa

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Background: No known studies have tested the effectiveness of child abuse prevention programmes for adolescents in low- or middle-income countries. ‘Parenting for Lifelong Health’ (http://tiny.cc/whoPLH) is a collaborative project to develop and rigorously test abuse-prevention parenting programmes for free use in low-resource contexts. Research aims of this first pre-post trial in South Africa were: i) to identify indicative effects of the programme on child abuse and r... Expand abstract
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy and Intervention
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UNICEF South Africa More from this funder
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Impact Acceleration 529 Account at the University of Oxford
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
567
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2016-07-13
Acceptance date:
2016-07-05
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1471-2458
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uuid:a43b1fac-7518-4447-902e-6efbadb1ac72
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631137
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pubs:631137

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