Child Abuse Essay by The Research Group

Child Abuse
This paper looks at the neurological effects of child abuse.
# 70222 | 2,300 words | 9 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse) , Psychology (General)

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This paper studies the effects of child abuse on the brain, particularly during its development in childhood. The paper reports that children who have been abused have different sized cortex and cerebellum. The paper examines the consequences of these differences and the neurobiological changes they product in children and adults.

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"Child abuse as well as physically and emotionally affecting a child can actually change the structure and function of the brain and these changes are not limited to physical and sexual abuse but also occur with verbal abuse, according to Martin Teicher professor of..."

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