Physical abuse

Introduction: Physical abuse

physical abuse: Any non-accidental physical act inflicted upon a child by a person having the care of a child. ...Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare1 ...

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MeSH Definition: Physical abuse

Physical Abuse: Violence inflicted on an individual through physical contact. ...2

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References

  1. Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: aihw.gov.au/ reports-statistics/ health-welfare-overview/ australias-welfare/ glossary
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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