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ERIC Number: EJ406949
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Maltreatment among Runaway and Homeless Youth.
Powers, Jane Levine; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v14 n1 p87-98 1990
Characteristics of 223 adolescents with a history of maltreatment who sought services from runaway and homeless youth programs were described. Among findings were that over one-third had been "pushed out" of their homes by their families and that biological mothers were the most frequently cited perpetrators of maltreatment (63 percent). (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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