Which of the following is likely to indicate abuse in a 6-year-old child?

Absent emotional response by the parents
Conflicting stories from the parents
Exaggerated emotional response by the parents


•Indications of child abuse include, but are not limited to, conflicting stories, exaggerated or absent emotional response by the parents, and a history inconsistent with the child's developmental age.

•The parent's appearance or use of inappropriate language are not indicators of abuse.

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