Doctors and social workers account for the majority of notifications are still being made.
Nurses and assistant nurses, covered by the same rules, report almost never.
Stress, fear of threats from parents and lack of confidence in the social services are a few reasons.
Veronica Sword, a doctoral student in social work at the University of Gothenburg, believes that all professionals must be involved.
Her study is based on surveys of 300 doctors, nurses, assistant nurses and counselors in the country's four largest children's hospital, and in-depth interviews with 14 counselors at the Children's Hospital.
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