Marián Fedor, Slavomír Nosáľ, Ján Buchanec, Peter Bánovčin, Marián Fedor ml.
Aim of the study: To establish prevalence of psychical abuse in Slovakia on the basis of evaluation of the occurrence of particular types of psychical abuse, that the child can remember of his/her life. Method: To accomplish the goal we used the questionnaire method of research. The questionnaire contained 11 questions identifying all the forms of psychical abuse. We evaluated the percentage of children that ever experienced any form of psychical abuse. Results: The sample consisted of 695 randomly chosen respondents with the average age of 18,8 years. Conclusion: Our results are comparable with Czech Republic and other Western-European countries. The comparison of studies depends on the criteria of psychic abuse evaluation.