Is physical abuse the answer to disciplining your child? Physical abuse is physical force or violence that results from punching, beating, kicking, biting, burning or otherwise harming a child. Statistics show that in 1997, 3 million children in the U.S. were reported as abused or neglected according to the National Center of Child Abuse and Neglect. There is another 1 million children whose cases go unreported. When the public sees child abuse cases being reported in the
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stopped. There are many types of social programs in the United States. Usually the country and state levels of these programs have attempted to reduce and prevent child abuse. There are current approaches to determine who could potentially be at high-risk of being abusers, such as a young, single, first-time mother. The longer the abuse continues, the more serious the injuries to the child and the more difficult it is to eliminate the abusive behavior.