Extreme child abuse: Does rash of recent cases mean it's on the rise?

Dean Richard Barth, PhD, is quoted in an article that appeared in numerous online media outlets that looks at whether cases of extreme child abuse are on the rise. While each case has gained a lot of media attention, there's no data to say whether or not cases of children being confined in homes have been increasing, Barth said.



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