12 Pct of American Kids Suffer Abuse

June 3, 2014 1:03 AM

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One in eight American children have suffered abuse before reaching adulthood, a new study reveals.

Researchers from Yale University found that 12 percent of American kids have experienced a confirmed case of maltreatment in the form of neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse.

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