maltreatment


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maltreatment

Any unreasonable and imbalanced interaction between two or more people, in which one party wields control and is verbally or physical abusive of the other.

maltreatment

Social medicine Any of a number of types of unreasonable interactions with another adult. See Child maltreatment, Cf Child abuse.

maltreatment

(măl-trēt′mĕnt) [″ + ″]
Neglect or abuse of people or things.
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47) is considerably larger in samples of participants who experienced maltreatment (Cloitre et al.
He adds: "There is, in my opinion, no case for escalating CSE above much more prevalent and equally harmful forms of child maltreatment as seems to have been the case in some media, political and other quarters.
Other studies found that children and families at risk for maltreatment or already experiencing maltreatment very often experience numerous poverty-related problems--such as unemployment, low education, disability, and many other risk factors that further complicate efforts to prevent child abuse and reduce its impact across the life course, which is the ultimate goal of all of this research.
Ellis, an APHA member, describes the adverse childhood experience with the image of a tree: The branches represent the visible manifestations of social stresses--such as maternal depression, substance abuse, neglect and homelessness--that effect the risk of child maltreatment.
Meanwhile, a petition has been filed at the Lahore High Court seeking action against the lawyers involved in maltreatment of civil judge Waseem Ahmad.
This may happen because when children are exposed to reminders of past maltreatment, their brain experiences a fight-or-flight response similar to what occurred during the initial abuse or trauma.
In conclusion, they emphasise the importance of prioritising prevention efforts to break the cycle of child maltreatment, especially at home.
Correlation coefficient indicated significant negative relationship between emotional maltreatment and self-esteem (degrading r= -0.
Fatal AHT cases were further classified as definite or presumptive if the external cause of injury codes indicated assault or maltreatment, or probable if the external cause of injury codes were listed as undetermined.
From the articles in the literature on the association between maltreatment and styles of attribution, it can be seen that children exposed to abuse and neglect present changes in attributional processes as a result of being subjected to contexts that they are unable to control.
Results further indicated that optimism partially moderates the relationship between emotional maltreatment and mental health.
Five other prisoners, Nael Eid, 24, Awni Shousheh, 27, Ahmad Qazzaz, 18, Abdullah Ekhlail, 26, and Jihad Thawabteh, 19, also reported to have faced similar forms of maltreatment and physical abuse.