Abuse Dwarfism | definition of Abuse Dwarfism by Medical dictionary
A state of irreversible hyposomatism, which is generally linked to abuse, neglect, and sensory deprivation resulting in stunted statural, intellectual and social growth
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The statement, 'sexual abuse...is not a prominent feature of sacrificial abuse in the syndrome of abuse dwarfism
', is in my experience an inaccurate observation which may reflect a general lack of awareness of the prevalence of that problem among abused children.