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Moving insights into psychological impact of child abuse

Edited by Jill Wright,

moving insights into psychological impact of child abuse

 The ABC's Life Matters report on the Benevolent Society's Next 200 "Our Kids and Violence" dialogue at the NSW State Library  last week provides some important and moving insights into child abuse and neglect. 


 The report touches on the deprivation of critical experiences during the early years of childhood brain development - described in research by Dr Bruce Perry as...