The purpose of this resource is to indicate the potential long-term effects of child abuse and neglect that may extend into adulthood. The five main subtypes of child abuse and neglect are physical abuse, emotional maltreatment, neglect, sexual abuse and witnessing family violence.
Chapter 3—Comprehensive Treatment for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse and Neglect. Publication Details. The high prevalence of histories of childhood abuse .
adult survivors of childhood maltreatment experienced primarily in the form of severe emotional abuse and neglect during child- hood. Frequently overlooked.