Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: child maltreatment

Study Finds Increasing Minimum Wage can Decrease Child Maltreatment

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Increasing the minimum wage - even modestly - can lead to less cases of child abuse in the home.

Emotional Child Abuse Just as Harmful as Physical Abuse

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Different types of child abuse have equivalent psychological effects, according to a study in JAMA Psychiatry. It has previously been assumed that emotional and verbal abuse could have different or less harmful impact on a child’s psychology than physical or sexual abuse, but research now suggests that these forms of abuse can be just as damaging.