Relationships between Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Problems in Children

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Relationships between Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Problems in Children
Abstract
This paper shall discuss the relationship between exposure to violence and the mental health of children. An examination of some of the existing literature on the subject should reveal that there is a strong connection between exposure to violence among children and adolescents and imminent and later mental health problems.
Relationships between Exposure to Violence and Mental Health Problems in Children
Violence against children is obviously a serious issue. But beyond the physical harm that can befall children when they encounter violence, it can be easy to overlook the psychological damage that such exposure can cause for children. These...
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