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Preliminary results 2022
Final results 2023

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Current publications are listed below

Mathews, B (In Press) Legal duties of researchers to protect participants in child maltreatment surveys: Advancing legal epidemiology. University of New South Wales Law Journal.


Mathews B, Pacella R, Dunne M, Scott J, Finkelhor D, Meinck F, Higgins DJ, Erskine H, Thomas HJ, Haslam D, Tran N, Le H, Honey N, Kellard K, Lawrence D. (2021) The Australian Child Maltreatment Study (ACMS): protocol for a national survey of the prevalence of child abuse and neglect, associated mental disorders and physical health problems, and burden of disease. BMJ Open. 11:11(5):e047074. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047074.


Mathews B, Pacella R, Dunne, M, Simunovic M, & Marston C (2020) Improving measurement of child abuse and neglect: A systematic review and analysis of national prevalence studies. PLoS ONE Jan 28;15(1):e0227884. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227884.


Haslam D & Mathews B (2020) Be careful with photos, talk about sex: How to protect your kids from online sexual abuse. The ConversationJune, 11 June 2020. [Featured article]


Haslam D Mathews B & Walsh, K. (2020) Use proper names for body parts, don’t force hugs: How to protect your kids from in-person sexual abuse. The ConversationJune, 10 June 2020. [Featured article]

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