Child abuse and brain development

Karim, Roaya (2022-09-15)


According to the World Health Organization (WHO) child abuse and child maltreatment is: “The abuse and neglect that occurs to children under 18 years of age. It includes all types of physical and/or emotional ill-treatment, sexual abuse, neglect, negligence and commercial or other exploitation, which results in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity in the context of a relationship of responsibility, trust or power.”