Intrafamiliar violence against the child: a reflexive analysis

Simone Algeri, Luccas Melo de Souza


This is a review article that aims at reflecting the problem of domestic violence as a public health reality present in the professional context of nurses. It describes the violence in its various forms: physical, psychological, sexual and negligence. Characterizing the families whose children are submitted to violence as well as analyze the problem in the dynamic between members of the same family. It conclude presentation how a nurse can deal with cases where are evidences of abuse and his importance for the management and prevention of this problem.


Nursing; Child; Forensic Nursing

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