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Message ID: 9241
Date: 2012-07-25

Author:Hurst, Tamara

Subject:childhood emotional/psychological maltreatment

I am seeking input as to whether the constructs of childhood emotional maltreatment and childhood psychological maltreatment are interchangeable or if they have distinct operational definitions. Most literature utilizes one term or the other without distinction, including position papers by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Prevent Child Abuse America. It seems only a few researchers (i.e. Hart & Karlson, 1996) have taken a stand as to which construct and definition is more accurate and preferable. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Tamara Hurst, LCSW Doctoral Candidate, The University of Georgia Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being hurst28@uga.edu

I am seeking input as to whether the constructs of childhood emotional maltreatment and childhood psychological maltreatment are interchangeable or if they have distinct operational definitions. Most literature utilizes one term or the other without distinction, including position papers by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Prevent Child Abuse America. It seems only a few researchers (i.e. Hart & Karlson, 1996) have taken a stand as to which construct and definition is more accurate and preferable. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Tamara Hurst, LCSW Doctoral Candidate, The University of Georgia Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being hurst28uga.edu