battered child

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A young child, often under age 3, who has been repeatedly and severely neglected by caretakers. Battered children have signs of multiple episodes of trauma—e.g., subdural haematomas, fractures, bruises in various stages of healing—often with failure to thrive and chronic malnutrition

battered child

Abused child, battered baby Pediatrics A young child, often under age 3, who has been repeatedly and severely neglected by caretakers; BCs have signs of multiple episodes of trauma–eg, subdural hematomas, fractures, bruises in various stages of healing, often with FTT and chronic malnutrition See Child abuse.
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It is not for ears polite to hear the particulars of the first toilet of a neglected, abused child. In fact, in this world, multitudes must live and die in a state that it would be too great a shock to the nerves of their fellow-mortals even to hear described.
In such cases, the abused child is shifted to Dar al Wefaq (a temporary care house) in the Family Protection Department.
(82) A Canadian study noted that "[t]he devastating impact of an acquittal for a sexually abused child cannot be underestimated." (83) In addition, "[n]one of those children whose case[s] ended in a guilty plea of conviction after trial expressed any regret; whereas many (57 percent) of those whose case ended in an acquittal did regret having gone to court." (84)
Unfortunately, while the practice of physical restraints and setting limits may be justified under these circumstances, it can actually undermine the abused child's rehabilitation, and in some circumstances can lead to physical harm.
Indeed, school avoidance is often seen as a regular occurrence for the abused child (Corby, 2000).
So for as long as I write about him, he's confident, out, and working at an at-risk youth center because of his experiences as an abused child."
Most of the counseling of a sexually abused child will not fall to the pediatrician.
What a delight for lovers of this genre to read San Souci's rendition of an abused child, who escapes her wretched life through the intervention of her nannin' (godmother) and the love of a kindly, young gentleman (prince).
The Justices said a jury hadn't appropriately considered his mental disability and history as an abused child when determining that Penry be put to death.
TOP chat show host Oprah Winfrey inspired a sexually abused child to escape from her hell.
In contrast, in abused child cases, officers may observe bruises, bumps, cuts, welts, scars, evidence of head trauma, or broken bones.
No matter the obstacles, unlike the abused child doomed to endure, adults bear the responsibility to clamor for their personal rights.