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Intellectual Profile of Sexually Abused Children in Japan: An analysis of WISC-III Subtests compared with Physically Abused, Neglected, and Non-Maltreated Children

In previous studies, a subtest profile of the Wechsler series test was used to characterize maltreated children. Specifically, a higher score on the Picture Completion suggested hypervigilance symptoms related to post-traumatic stress disorder (Frankel et al., 2000). The aim of … Continue reading

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Psychological Trauma Facilitates a Visual Cognitive Function

Child abuse and neglect are extremely traumatic experience; they have terribly deleterious effects on victim child’s development. The earliest report on “battered child syndrome” described mental retardation in abused children. However, hard and harsh conditions could be mental pabulum for … Continue reading

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