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ERIC Number: EJ225021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
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Prospective Study of the Significance of Life Stress in the Etiology of Child Abuse.
Egeland, Byron; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v48 n2 p195-205 Apr 1980
The significant difference between life-event scores of mothers providing adequate care and of mothers providing inadequate care indicates that environmental stress is an important factor in the etiology of child abuse and neglect. However, there are multiple causes and stress is only one part of the explanation. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reports - General
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Language: English
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