ERIC Number: EJ282711
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Empathic Responding in Children of Battered Mothers.
Hinchey, Frances S.; Gavelek, James R.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v6 n4 p395-401 1982
Sixteen preschoolers from homes with conjugal violence were compared with 16 controls from nonabusive homes. Children of abused mothers performed more poorly than controls on three of four measures of empathy (role enactment, social inference, and role taking). Implications for social development were noted. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A