Gendered Pathways From Child Abuse to Adult Crime Through Internalizing and Externalizing Behaviors in Childhood and Adolescence.

@article{Jung2017GenderedPF,
  title={Gendered Pathways From Child Abuse to Adult Crime Through Internalizing and Externalizing Behaviors in Childhood and Adolescence.},
  author={Hyunzee Jung and Todd I. Herrenkohl and Jungeun Lee and Sheryl A. Hemphill and Jessica A. Heerde and Martie L. Skinner},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 18},
  pages={
          2724-2750
        }
}
Gender differences in externalizing and internalizing pathways from child abuse to adult crime were examined across four waves of an extended longitudinal study ( N = 186 males and 170 females) using multiple-group structural equation modeling. Results show that child abuse was associated with both internalizing and externalizing behaviors in the elementary school years for both males and females. However, gender differences were found such that internalizing behaviors increased the risk of… CONTINUE READING