Neglect FAQs:

Q: Is Neglect a form of abuse where the perpetrator?

A: Yes, and who is responsible for caring for someone who is unable to care for themselves, fails to do so.

Q: Is Neglect more severe in younger children when it comes to psychological consequences?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Neglect a term of art?

A: Yes, and identical to the expression lack of care and different from the concept of negligence.