a1 Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis; Amherst
a2 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The devotion of a central article in this special issue and of responses by a variety of researchers indicates that serious scholarly attention is finally being focused on psychological maltreatment. This is a topic of genuine significance to child development and psychopathology research. McGee and Wolfe's (1991) article raises important issues and applies a theoretical focus that are useful in highlighting important aspects of psychological maltreatment.
c1 Address reprint requests to: Stuart N. Hart, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202.