Maltreatment in adolescents and young adults


Authors: Donald E Greydanus, Dilip R Patel, and Cheryl A Dickson
Page Range: 175-181
Published in: International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, 16#3 (2023)
ISSN: 1939-5930

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There are certain concepts of abuse that are unique in the adolescent and young adult age groups. In this review paper, a number of these concepts are discussed including: epidemiology, risk factors, consequences of abuse, concepts of screening, adolescent males as perpetrators of abuse, and management of abuse, including with pharmacologic agents.

Keywords: Children, adolescents, health, abuse, maltreatment

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