Child Maltreatment

Prevalence, Consequences, Causes, and Interventions
  • Jay Belsky
  • Joan Vondra
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series


Although serious aggressive behavior in children arises from many sources, few contemporary behavioral scientists would deny the clear link between childhood aggression and patterns of abusive, neglectful, and violent behavior within the home. Teru Morton, in the previous chapter. has provided a broad overview of patterns of family interaction. In this chapter we will be considering a specific pattern of family abuse and neglect of children.


Social Network Child Abuse Child Development Parental Functioning Corporal Punishment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jay Belsky
    • 1
  • Joan Vondra
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Human Development, Department of Individual and Family StudiesPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Mt. Hope Family Center, Department of PsychologyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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