ERIC Number: EJ549153
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Physical Punishment/Maltreatment during Childhood and Adjustment in Young Adulthood.
Fergusson, David M.; Lynskey, Michael T.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v21 n7 p617-30 Jul 1997
An eighteen-year longitudinal study of 1,265 New Zealand children examined the relationship between retrospective reports of physical punishment/maltreatment and rates of adjustment difficulties at age 18. Results found the children exposed to harsh or abusive treatment were at-risk for juvenile offending, substance abuse, and mental health problems. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand