Child Abuse & Neglect - Editors Choice

View Articles published in Child Abuse & NeglectChristine Wekerle The Child Abuse & Neglect journal has a unique mandate to profile the international work on domains and contexts related to violence against children.

Editor-in-Chief, Christine Wekerle, has selected ten articles which display the strength and depth of contributions to the journal.

These include:

Childhood sexual abuse, sexual motives, and adolescent sexual risk-taking among males and females receiving child welfare services

Christine Wekerle | Abby L. Goldstein | Masako Tanaka | Lil Tonmyr

The structural linguistic complexity of lawyers’ questions and children’s responses in Scottish criminal courts

Samantha J. Andrews | Michael E. Lamb

The contribution of different forms of violence exposure to internalizing and externalizing symptoms among young South African adolescents

Bernice du Plessis | Debra Kaminer | Anneli Hardy | Arlene Benjamin

Prevalence of different forms of child maltreatment among Taiwanese adolescents: A population-based study

Jui-Ying Feng | Yi-Ting Chang | Hsin-Yi Chang | Susan Fetzer | Jung-Der Wang

Posttraumatic stress avoidance symptoms as mediators in the development of alcohol use disorders after exposure to childhood sexual abuse in a Swiss community sample

Mario Müller | Caroline Vandeleur | Stephanie Rodgers | Wulf Rössler | Enrique Castelao | Martin Preisig | Vladeta Ajdacic-Gross

Decision making in child protection: An international comparative study on maltreatment substantiation, risk assessment and interventions recommendations, and the role of professionals' child welfare attitudes

Rami Benbenishty | Bilha Davidson-Arad | Mónica López | John Devaney | Trevor Spratt | Carien Koopmans | Erik J. Knorth | Cilia L.M. Witteman | Jorge F. Del Valle | David Hayes

The influence of geographical and economic factors in estimates of childhood abuse and neglect using the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire: A worldwide meta-regression analysis

Thiago Wendt Viola | Giovanni Abrahão Salum | Bruno Kluwe-Schiavon | Breno Sanvicente-Vieira | Mateus Luz Levandowski | Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira

Incidence of childhood abuse among women with psychiatric disorders compared with healthy women: Data from a tertiary care centre in India

Kavita Jangam | Kesavan Muralidharan | K.A. Tansa | E. Aravind Raj | Paramita Bhowmick

Improvements in personal resiliency among youth who have completed trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy: A preliminary examination

Esther Deblinger | Elisabeth Pollio | Melissa K. Runyon | Robert A. Steer

A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of interventions designed to decrease child abuse in high-risk families

Elizabeth J. Levey | Bizu Gelaye | Paul Bain | Marta B. Rondon | Christina P.C. Borba | David C. Henderson | Michelle A. Williams