What Happened in the Woodshed: The Secret Lives of Battered Children and a New Profession to Protect Them

by
Lawrence R. Ricci M.D.author
Stephen Ludwig MD
What Happened in the Woodshed: The Secret Lives of Battered Children and a New Profession to Protect Them

20180331

Praeger

Pages 192
Topics Current Events and Issues

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What Happened in the Woodshed: The Secret Lives of Battered Children and a New Profession to Protect Them

Author(s): Ricci, Lawrence;
Contributors: Ricci, Lawrence;
Abstract:

A riveting exposé of child abuse in America and how the newest breed of pediatricians determines what happened, why, and at whose hands.


• Explains how signs of abuse can be missed by professionals, community members, and even family members

• Includes interviews and insights from more than two dozen child abuse pediatricians

• Addresses physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, including abuse by neglect and abuse due to Munchausen syndrome by proxy

• Details how cases can go wrong in court rooms when confuscation by defense attorneys overpowers evidence brought to court by child abuse pediatricians

• Offers ideas for stemming the tide of child abuse

SortTitle: what happened in the woodshed: the secret lives of battered children and a new profession to protect them
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Lawrence R. Ricci M.D.author
Stephen Ludwig MD
eISBN-13: 9781440856372
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440856372.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440856365
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 192
Publication Date: 20180331