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Missing years of abuse in children's homes

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Missing years of abuse in children's homes. / Stein, M.

In: Child and Family Social Work, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2006, p. 11-21.

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Stein, M 2006, 'Missing years of abuse in children's homes', Child and Family Social Work, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 11-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2006.00381.x

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Stein, M. (2006). Missing years of abuse in children's homes. Child and Family Social Work, 11(1), 11-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2006.00381.x

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Stein M. Missing years of abuse in children's homes. Child and Family Social Work. 2006;11(1):11-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2006.00381.x

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Stein, M. / Missing years of abuse in children's homes. In: Child and Family Social Work. 2006 ; Vol. 11, No. 1. pp. 11-21.

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