Domestic violence and children: prevalence and risk in five major U.S. cities.

@article{Fantuzzo1997DomesticVA,
  title={Domestic violence and children: prevalence and risk in five major U.S. cities.},
  author={John W. Fantuzzo and Robert F. Boruch and A Beriama and Marc Atkins and Sue M. Marcus},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={116-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Children witnessing domestic violence is a major national concern. The present study provided data on the prevalence of children's exposure to substantiated cases of adult female assaults in five U.S. cities. METHOD Data for this study were drawn from the Spouse Assault Replication Program (SARP) database, collected from police officers and female victims of misdemeanor domestic violence. In addition, household demographic data and data on involvement of children in the violent… CONTINUE READING
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