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ERIC Number: EJ609405
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-2605
Adolescent Physical Abuse and Risk for Suicidal Behaviors.
Kaplan, Sandra J.; Pelcovitz, David; Salzinger, Suzanne; Mandel, Francine; Weiner, Merrill; Labruna, Victor
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v14 n9 p976-88 Sep 1999
Study assessed the contribution of physical abuse to increased risk for suicidal behaviors in physically abused adolescents compared with non-abused adolescents. Significant predictors of scores on the instrument used included parent and adolescent psychopathology, poor academic performance, and decreased family cohesiveness. Physical abuse was a significant factor of negative self-evaluation scores. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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