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Early Childhood: 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/9780195156782.003.0005
 						Early Childhood: Child Development and Maltreatment

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This chapter discusses healthy child development according to major developmental theories. This is presented across psychosocial, social, cognitive, and physical domains, with an emphasis on brain development. Developmental manifestations and consequences of child maltreatment for children 3 to 6 years of age are presented.

Keywords: healthy child development; consequences; developmental theories; brain development

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