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Child Abuse

Abuse Reporting

11/01/2000

Question:

Is it common for a mother to admit their child into a psychiatric hospital and then at a later date write a full report on the abuse that occured after she had tried to hide it?

Answer:

No, this does not sound "common". However, your question is so vague that it is very difficult to provide you with a meaningful answer.

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Response by:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati