ERIC Number: EJ482198
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Family Violence and Incest in Appalachia.
Cantrell, Peggy J.
Journal of the Appalachian Studies Association, v6 p39-47 1994
Four projects involving high school sophomores, college students, and young women investigated intrafamily violence and incest in southern Appalachia. Relationships of family stress, educational attainment, and family process variables to physical violence and abuse are discussed. Over one-third of women reported at least one incestuous relationship. Identifies risk factors to consider when targeting families for early intervention. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers: Appalachia (South); Appalachian People
Note: Theme issue topic: "Appalachian Adaptations to a Changing World." Journal availability: Center for Appalachian Studies and Services, East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City, TN 37614.