oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - A multidimensional approach to drug-related child abuse

Volume 6, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Drug-related child abuse refers to the physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse, and/or the emotional deprivation, neglect or inadequate care by the drug dependent parent or parents, which results in the physical damage or injury, mental damage or death of the abused child (Ovens 1992: 15).

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