Child maltreatment, revictimization, and violent behavior.

  title={Child maltreatment, revictimization, and violent behavior.},
  author={Daniela Hosser and Stefan Raddatz and Michael Windzio},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  volume={22 3},
The study investigates the cumulative impact of child maltreatment and victimization in adolescence on violent behavior in young adulthood in a nonclinical high-risk sample. The sample consists of 1,526 incarcerated young men (14 to 24 years) who were interviewed with standardized instruments during their prison term. Violent and nonviolent offenders with and without repeated victimization experiences throughout the life cycle were compared. Results show that child maltreatment doubles the risk… CONTINUE READING
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