ERIC Number: EJ426695
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
The Risk of Abusive Violence among Children with Nongenetic Caregivers.
Gelles, Richard J.; Harrop, John W.
Family Relations, v40 n1 p78-83 Jan 1991
Data from Second National Family Violence Survey revealed no significant differences between genetic and nongenetic parents in rates of severe and very severe violence toward children. Findings have implications for diagnosing cases of child abuse and for biosocial theory of child maltreatment. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A