Intergenerational Transmission of Violence: the Influence of Self-Appraisals, Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse

@article{Whiting2009IntergenerationalTO,
  title={Intergenerational Transmission of Violence: the Influence of Self-Appraisals, Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse},
  author={Jason B. Whiting and Leigh Ann Simmons and Jennifer Rochussen Havens and Douglas Bradford Smith and Megan Oka},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={639-648}
}
Although research has demonstrated connections between experiencing abuse as a child and being in a violent relationship as an adult, the specific mechanisms through which this transmission occurs are unclear. The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between certain personal factors (self-appraisals and mental/substance use disorders) and… CONTINUE READING