Staff help spot abuse victims

7th July 2006 at 01:00
Teachers are more likely to spot victims of demon exorcism and witchcraft-related abuse than any other professionals, says a report.

Such children often show symptoms at school, including neglect, or appear isolated, withdrawn and sad.

The report, compiled by the Department for Education and Skills, said schools were the main source of referrals.

Thirty-eight cases, involving 47 children, were analysed.

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