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What Happened in the Woodshed : The Secret Lives of Battered Children and a New Profession to Protect

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A riveting exposé of child abuse in America and how the newest breed of pediatricians determines what happened, why, and at whose hands.


• Explains how signs of abuse can be missed by professionals, community members, and even family members

• Includes interviews and insights from more than two dozen child abuse pediatricians

• Addresses physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, including abuse by neglect and abuse due to Munchausen syndrome by proxy

• Details how cases can go wrong in court rooms when confuscation by defense attorneys overpowers evidence brought to court by child abuse pediatricians

• Offers ideas for stemming the tide of child abuse

Number of Pages: 167
Genre: Family + Relationships, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Pediatrics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: M.d. Lawrence R. Ricci
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2018
TCIN: 53268859
UPC: 9781440856365
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-7660
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