Child abuse and wife abuse: the connections.

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Wife abuse and child abuse frequently are interconnected. Survey and other data indicate abused children are likely to have abused mothers, and abused mothers are likely to have abused children. Physicians often can be more effective in protecting abused children by recognizing that the mother also may need protection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-350
Number of pages2
JournalMaryland medical journal (Baltimore, Md. : 1985)
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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