At-Risk and Maltreated Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Aggression/Violence

  title={At-Risk and Maltreated Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Aggression/Violence},
  author={Diana J. English and J. Christopher Graham and Rae R. Newton and Terri Lewis and Richard Thompson and Jonathan B. Kotch and Cindy Weisbart},
  journal={Child Maltreatment},
  pages={157 - 171}
Despite increasing research on children's exposure to intimate partner aggression/violence (IPAV), and co-occurrence of IPAV and maltreatment, little is known about IPAV in at-risk and maltreating families. We explored the nature of IPAV in 554 homes where children were identified as at risk or reported for maltreatment and examined differences between emotional and behavioral outcomes for children in homes where one or both intimate partners is the alleged perpetrator of IPAV. We found in this… 

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