Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

Open Access

Evangeline Mary A

Department of Community Medicine, Government Stanley Medical College, India

  • Research   
    Prevalence of Various Forms of Child Abuse Among College-Going Young Adults in Urban ChennaiÔ??A cross sectional Study
    Author(s): Adhilakshmi AR*, Evangeline Mary A and Yamuna Devi R

    Introduction: Child abuse is violation of the basic human right. It leaves behind a negative impact on the child’s physical and mental health. In developing countries like India where the focus is on control of communicable diseases, child abuse goes unnoticed and grossly under-reported. Aim of the study: To estimate the prevalence of child abuse and its various forms, neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse among college-going young adults (18-24 years) in urban Chennai. Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted among 485 young adults (18-24 years) in colleges of three zones of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, selected by multistage sampling method. Data was collected using a self-administered, semi-structured questionnaire based on ‘A study on child abuse in India 2007 by Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2573-0347.2021.6.212

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