Friday, July 17, 2009

Exposure To Family Violence Especially Harmful To Previously Abused Children

" .. children who are maltreated tend to have a lot of re-exposure to family violence, and this re-exposure often leads to increased psychological problems .. Specifically, previously abused children who witnessed family violence had more symptoms of depression and anxiety, while previously abused children who were subjected to harsh physical discipline were more aggressive and broke rules more frequently .. "

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