Child Abuse And Its Effects On Children Essay

1025 Words Apr 18th, 2016 5 Pages
“Child abuse, also referred to as child maltreatment, describes all forms of physical and emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, negligence and any other exploitation that harms the health, development, dignity or survival of a child under the age of 18 years (whiteman par. 1).” Child abuse has many effects on children and even adults. These very serious effects are anxiety, depression, and many more."These findings show the serious consequences of adverse childhood environments on brain development.We hope the results of this study will help to reduce environmental risks during childhood and to develop treatments to stabilize these morphologic alterations (radua par. 2).” This quote means how she is going to help reduce child abuse and all of the effects it has. David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, said the rate of abuse among military families, at 5.6 victims per 1,000 children, remains well below that for the general population, which is around 9 per 1,000 nationally ( finkelhor par. 9). Children who are abuse need someone safe around them. In this case military families do not get to see their families , which can put the child in a bad situation.

Elisha Weichel once said, “that people don 't really recognize child abuse in kids.”"This is just something that 's chronically underreported (weichel par. 4).” Those who do not notice what they are doing to their child should be put in jail. It…

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