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Infancy and Toddlerhood: Child Development and Maltreatment

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780195156782
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864164 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0003
 						Infancy and Toddlerhood: Child Development and Maltreatment

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This chapter presents the developmental stage of infancy and toddlerhood in the context of development and developmental consequences of child maltreatment. It presents the major developmental theories and developmental milestones of children in infancy and toddlerhood are discussed in relation to socioemotional, cognitive, and physical developmental domains. Developmental manifestations and consequences of child maltreatment for children 0 to 3 years of age are presented.

Keywords: healthy child development; consequences; child maltreatment; developmental stages

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