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HDF487: Child Abuse & Neglect: Find Articles

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  • Brainstorm keywords!  You might think "child abuse," but the databases use different and/or related search terms: child sexual abuse; psychological abuse; child abuse -- Investigation; child welfare; family violence; sex crimes; child welfare; child protection services; sexually abused children; child rape victims; child sexual abuse -- Investigation; child pornography; child victims; psychological child abuse; psychologically abused children; abused children; battered child syndrome; children-- Crimes against; youth-- Crimes against; parent & child; etc...
  • Search by subject field!  The subject "child abuse" retrieved 10,779 results, while the keyword "child abuse" retrieved 34,594 results.
  • Limit by population of interest: at-risk students, low-income mothers, homeless children, inner cities, teenagers & violence, african american children, hispanic american children, sexually abused teenagers, fathers, mothers, ex-foster children, stepfamilies, birthparents, runaway children, alcoholism, unemployment...

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