Emotional neglect and abuse in pre-school children (NSPCC)

How to identify children under 6 years who may have been emotionally abused or neglected

This leaflet summarises what is currently known about the behaviour that can be observed in young children who have been emotionally abused or emotionally neglected. It also considers the interactions between these children and their parents.

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