An Integrative Review of Interventions for Abused Children
JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN SOCIETY OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Purpose: This study aimed to determine the current state of interventions for abused children and their effectiveness by using a systemic review.Methods: Published intervention studies were identified through MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, DBpia, RISS, and Kiss DB. Eligible studies included articles published between 2009 and 2019 in English and Korean.Results: A total of 28 studies were selected for this review. The intervention elements of 28 selected studies were categorized into 4 themes. The
... o 4 themes. The extracted intervention elements were divided into the themes of patient & situation-specific intervention, strengthen parent-child coping capacity and interaction, applying group intervention and integrated intervention, Linkage with community resource and multidisciplinary approach.Conclusions: The results demonstrate that social and psychological health of abused children has positively changed through these interventions. Therefore, it is important to implement treatment through active intervention aimed at helping the affected children.