Assaultive violence in the community: psychological responses of adolescent victims and their parents.

@article{SandersPhillips1997AssaultiveVI,
  title={Assaultive violence in the community: psychological responses of adolescent victims and their parents.},
  author={Kathy Sanders-Phillips},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={356-65}
}
PURPOSE This article presents an overview of psychological responses to injuries due to assaultive violence, particularly gunshot wounds, in adolescents and parents. METHODS Reviews were conducted of the psychological, medical, and public health literature to identify studies of violent injury in adolescent populations. Studies reviewed in this article include those reporting levels of gunshot and other violent injuries among pediatric patients in urban hospitals and those examining… CONTINUE READING