Researchers have pinpointed a phenomenon in children who have experienced adversity that can have negative health effects that extend into adulthood.
A new study records discrepancies in the reporting of cases of newborn exposure to illicit substances to state agencies in Illinois.
Teens with harsh fathers commit more crime and use a larger variety of drugs and alcohol, a new study suggests.
Research on child abuse in America, with a focus on incidence, risk factors and sentencing.
2016 study published in Child Abuse & Neglect that looks at the characteristics of burns among children to determine the likelihood that the burns are the result of child abuse.