Child neglect

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Child neglect is a form of child abuse, and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate supervision, health care, clothing, or housing, as well as other physical, emotional, social, educational, and safety needs.wikipedia
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Child abuse

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Child neglect is a form of child abuse, and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate supervision, health care, clothing, or housing, as well as other physical, emotional, social, educational, and safety needs.
Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, and/or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or a caregiver.

Unintended pregnancy

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Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, overemployment, domestic violence, and, in special cases, poverty.
Children born of unintended pregnancies have higher risk of child abuse and neglect.

Parenting styles

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Research on correlation between child neglect and parenting styles has shown that those who suffered from parental neglect tend to have problems in relationships as adults.
In 1998, independent scholar Judith Rich Harris published The Nurture Assumption, in which she argued that scientific evidence, especially behavioral genetics, showed that all different forms of parenting do not have significant effects on children's development, short of cases of severe child abuse or child neglect.

Neglect

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Children experiencing neglect often suffer from malnutrition, which causes abnormal patterns for development.

The Graded Care Profile Tool

The Graded Care Profile Tool is a practice tool which gives an objective measure of the quality of care in terms of a parent/carer's commitment.
It is often used in cases where child neglect is suspected.

Triple P (parenting program)

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Triple P (Parenting Program) is a positive parenting program.

Basic needs

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Child neglect is a form of child abuse, and is a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate supervision, health care, clothing, or housing, as well as other physical, emotional, social, educational, and safety needs.

Caregiver

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All societies have established that there are necessary behaviors a caregiver must provide in order for a child to develop physically, socially, and emotionally.

Mental disorder

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Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, overemployment, domestic violence, and, in special cases, poverty.

Poverty

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Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, overemployment, domestic violence, and, in special cases, poverty.

Intentionality

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The circumstances and intentionality must be examined before defining behavior as neglectful.

Child Protective Services

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In 2008, the U.S. state and local Child Protective Services (CPS) received 3.3 million reports of children being abused or neglected.

Emergency department

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Maltreated children were about five times more likely to have a first emergency department presentation for suicide related behavior, compared to their peers, in both boys and girls.

Suicide

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Maltreated children were about five times more likely to have a first emergency department presentation for suicide related behavior, compared to their peers, in both boys and girls.

Cross-cultural

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Neglect is difficult to define, since there are no clear, cross-cultural standards for desirable or minimally adequate child-rearing practices.

Parenting

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Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, overemployment, domestic violence, and, in special cases, poverty. Neglect is difficult to define, since there are no clear, cross-cultural standards for desirable or minimally adequate child-rearing practices.

Department for Education and Skills (United Kingdom)

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In "Working Together", the Department for Education and Skills (United Kingdom) defined neglect in 2006 as:

Developmental biology

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Development of the nervous system

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Infant

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Academic achievement

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Depression (mood)

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Personality disorder

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Child neglect tremendously affects the physical development, mental development, and emotional development of a child causing long term consequences, such as poor academic achievement, depression (mood), and personality disorders.

Substance abuse

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Causes of neglect may result from several parenting problems including mental disorders, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, unemployment, overemployment, domestic violence, and, in special cases, poverty.