The child in court: A subject review

M. L. Wolraich, J. Aceves, H. M. Feldman, Jr Hagan, B. J. Howard, A. Navarro, A. J. Richtsmeier, H. C. Tolmas

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When children come to court as witnesses, or when their needs are decided in a courtroom, they face unique stressors from the legal proceeding and from the social predicament that resulted in court action. Effective pediatric support and intervention requires an understanding of the situations that bring children to court and the issues that will confront children and child advocates in different court settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1145-1148
Number of pages4
Issue number5 I
StatePublished - Nov 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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