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Tulsa World: Ginnie Graham: Researcher finds trends in Tulsa cases of child abuse and neglect

Ginnie Graham: Researcher finds trends in Tulsa cases of child abuse and neglect

In Oklahoma, nearly 30 percent of confirmed child abuse and neglect cases also had reports of domestic violence in the house.

A mother’s history of substance abuse and an unknown father — or many father figures — ups the chance for abusing a child. Neglect is more likely in families with a disabled child who doesn’t do well in school and has an uninvolved mother.

 

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