Young Mothers, Infant Neglect, and Discontinuities in Intergenerational Cycles of Maltreatment.

Bartlett, Jessica.

Abstract: Infant neglect is the form of child maltreatment that occurs most often, yet has been the least amenable to prevention. With the aim of informing prevention efforts, this dissertation study examined moderators and mediators of the relation between a maternal childhood history of maltreatment and risk for infant neglect among young mothers (n = 447). Neglect risk was assessed using four p... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development.
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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