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Search strategy

Medline search strategy used for the teenage neglect search:


exp Adolescent/

exp Minors/

exp Young Adult/

(young adult* or young person or adolescen* or teen*or youth* or minor* or juvenile).tw.

(middle school or junior high school or high school or secondary school).tw.

(high school or school leaver* or drop out or child*).tw.

(maltreat* adj neglect*).tw.


(abus* adj neglect*).tw.

(neglect* adj2 behavior).mp.

((psychologic* or emotion*) adj3 (maltreat* or mistreat* or deprive* or ignor*)).mp.

((social* or emotional* or psychosocial* or contact or psychological*) adj3 (deprived or deprivation)).tw.

((psychologic* or emotion*) adj (neglect* or harm or abuse or trauma or depriv*)).tw.

((neglect* or ignore or deprive*) adj1 (psychologic* or emotion*)).tw. (neglect* adj3 (adoles* or teen*)).tw.

(self adj (report* or concept or perception or perceive or perceived or rate or rating)).tw.

Self Concept/

(self adj3 (surveys or questionnaire*)).tw.

exp Questionnaires/

exp Self Report/

exp Self Disclosure/



self administer*.mp.

Search Limits

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limit to (english language and humans and yr=”1990 – 2014″)


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