Blogging for Speaking of Medicine is a natural outlet for Maggie's background in science and writing. Among her many interests are water, hygiene, and sanitation, and mental health issues. She works for PLOS as Deputy Production Manager.
Childhood nonsexual trauma: The long-term outcomes of physical and emotional maltreatment and neglect
Estimates on the prevalence of child maltreatment vary widely, but the numbers are wrenching: around the world, 4%-16% of all children are physically abused each year, and 10% are psychologically abused or neglected (1). Up