Any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person or animal by way of bodily contact. Both a spouse and children may be the victims of physical abuse, as in child abuse and domestic violence against an adult live-in partner.
Wiki Number: PW168
Diagnosis: Physical Abuse
Symptoms: Intentional act causing injury or trauma to a person or animal by physical contact. May be children or adults as victims.
Progression: Children later are more likely to abuse substances or think about suicide. They, too, may become abusive adults.
Causes: Abusive parents who did not have positive models, high stress, misunderstanding of a child’s behavior or level of development.
Therapies: Teaching parents how to target anger and how to develop empathy and positive skills.
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- Mental health of women and children experiencing family violence in conflict settings: a mixed methods systematic reviewby Delan Devakumar on October 16, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: Family violence was common in conflict settings and was associated with mental health outcomes, but the studies were too heterogenous to determine whether prevalence or risk was greater than in non-conflict settings. The review highlights an urgent need for more robust data on perpetrators, forms of family violence, and mental health outcomes in conflict-affected settings in order to help understand the magnitude of the problem and identify potential solutions to address it.
- Children's behavior problems, caregivers' trauma history, and membership in latent physical abuse trajectory classes: An approach of latent class growth analysis to dating violence victimizationby Sujung Cho on October 16, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that children's internal and external behavior problems and caregivers' childhood physical abuse are predictive of child abuse trajectory class membership. Parental education programs that increase their knowledge about children with special needs and intervention programs targeting caregivers with a history of physical abuse would be beneficial to prevent child abuse (re)victimization.
- Unintended and teen pregnancy experiences of trans masculine people living in the United Statesby Brittany M Charlton on October 15, 2021
BACKGROUND: Trans masculine people are more likely than cisgender peers to have a teen or unintended pregnancy, though little is known about the origins of these disparities.
- Integrating student and teacher insights to a school-based alcohol program through co-designby James Durl on October 15, 2021
School-based programs may be more effective when an array of stakeholders, including users, are involved during the relevant stages of program co-creation-specifically during key development stages such as design, implementation and evaluation. How such programs can be operationally co-created and tested is less known and is therefore the purpose of this article. Two sequential co-design phases underpin this study. First, a co-design session with 20 health and physical education (HPE) teachers...