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Message ID: 9245
Date: 2012-07-25

Author:Lisa Fontes

Subject:Re: childhood emotional/psychological maltreatment

Psychological maltreatment is a broader term which includes emotional maltreatment as well as cognitive maltreatment (e.g. inadequatee intellectual stimulation). Lisa Fontes, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts ---- Original message ---- >Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:22:40 -0400 >From: bounce-62715249-6833644@list.cornell.edu (on behalf of "Hurst, Tamara" ) >Subject: childhood emotional/psychological maltreatment >To: "Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@cornell.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 > > hurst28@uga.edu > >

Psychological maltreatment is a broader term which includes emotional maltreatment as well as cognitive maltreatment (e.g. inadequatee intellectual stimulation). Lisa Fontes, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts ---- Original message ---- >Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:22:40 -0400 >From: bounce-62715249-6833644list.cornell.edu (on behalf of "Hurst, Tamara" ) >Subject: childhood emotional/psychological maltreatment >To: "Child-Maltreatment-Research-Lcornell.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 > >