Physical Child Abuse
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1. Is the child aggressive, defiant, or oppositional?
2. Does the child cower around adults or otherwise show fear of adults?
3. Does the child act out, displaying aggressive or disruptive behavior?
4. Is the child destructive to themselves or others?
5. Does the child show fear of going home, possibly by coming to school too early or not wanting to leave school?
6. Is the child fearless, in some cases taking extreme risks?
7. Is the child described as 'accident prone'?
8. Does the child cheat, steal, or lie (possibly indicating expectations at home are too high)?
9. Is the child a low achiever and unable to expend the energy required to learn?
10. Does the child have trouble making good friends their own age?
11. Does the child usually wear clothes that cover their body even when the weather is warm (and there are no cultural reasons for wearing these clothes)?
12. Does the child behave in an immature or regressive manner?
13. Does the child dislike or shrink from physical contact (such as a pat on the back while offering praise)?

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