Family violence: impact on children.

  title={Family violence: impact on children.},
  author={Javad H. Kashani and Abbe Daniel and A C Dandoy and William R. Holcomb},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={31 2},
Violence within the family is increasingly being recognized as a serious societal problem in the United States. Four types of family violence are discussed: violence toward children, siblings, women, and the elderly. This paper explores the development of violent relationships in the family from both biological and psychological perspectives, with the latter encompassing four frameworks--the psychopathological model, the social learning model, the aversively stimulated aggression concept, and… CONTINUE READING