Neglect the Forgotten Abuse

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Childhood neglect is the most common form of child maltreatment. In fact, the U.S. Department of Human Services in 2002 found that child neglect accounted for more than 60% of child abuse cases (De Bellis, 2005). A lot of attention is paid to forms of abuse, such as sexual and physical. However, little research has been done about it.

In this article, we will examine together neglect and its long-term effects on…