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The development and piloting of the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool—Parent version (ICAST-P)

Child Abuse & Neglect. 2009. Vol. 33. No. 11. P. 826-832.
Runyan D. K., Isaeva O. M.

Child maltreatment is a problem that has longer recognition in the northern hemisphere and in high-income countries. Recent work has highlighted the nearly universal nature of the problem in other countries but demonstrated the lack of comparability of studies because of the variations in definitions and measures used. The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect has developed instrumentation that may be used with cross-cultural and cross-national benchmarking by local investigators.