Adverse behavioral and emotional outcomes from child abuse and witnessed violence.

  title={Adverse behavioral and emotional outcomes from child abuse and witnessed violence.},
  author={R Michael Johnson and Jonathan B. Kotch and Diane J. Catellier and Jane R Winsor and Vincent Dufort and Wanda M. Hunter and Lisa Amaya-Jackson},
  journal={Child maltreatment},
  volume={7 3},
This article examines mental health outcomes of children who have witnessed violence in their social environment and/or have been physically abused. Participants (n = 167) come from a longitudinal study on child maltreatment. Outcomes-including depression, anger, and anxiety--are measured by the Child Behavior Checklist and the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children. The authors used adjusted multivariate analyses to test the statistical significance of associations. The majority of children… CONTINUE READING
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