Welcome to the Research Review! Each month join our Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Dr. Bart Klika, as he does a quick run-down of emerging research and hot topics related to child abuse and neglect prevention.
Abusive head trauma, also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is a potentially fatal form of child abuse and has been the subject of many different intervention and prevention programs or strategies over the years. In today’s Research Review, Dr. Klika looks at some of the recent research into this topic, including studies showing contradictory results, and examines some of the reasons behind these differences as well as what prevention professionals can do in the future to combat abusive head trauma.
Looking at Recent Research into Abusive Head Trauma
- Effectiveness of a Statewide Abusive Head Trauma Prevention Program in North Carolina – Zolotor, et al.
- The Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program – Dias, et al.
- Eight-year outcome of implementation of abusive head trauma prevention – Barr, et al.
- Paid family leave’s effect on hospital admissions for pediatric abusive head trauma – Klevens, et al.