Cuadernos de Medicina Forense
versión impresa ISSN 1135-7606
ANTEQUERA JURADO, R.. Psychological assessment of child maltreatment. Cuad. med. forense [online]. 2006, n.43-44, pp.129-148. ISSN 1135-7606.
In this paper, we offer a generic approach of the characteristics and the main goals of the psychological assessment in the field of child abuse. Specifically, we examine the techniques used for the evaluation of the different child abuse types, the parental figures and the relationship established between parents and children, child evaluation (analyzing the techniques addressed to the evaluation of suggestion capacity and the truthfulness of testimony) and the environmental and social aspects.
Palabras clave : child abuse; psychological assessment.