Is animal cruelty a "red flag" for family violence? Investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets.

@article{Degue2009IsAC,
  title={Is animal cruelty a "red flag" for family violence? Investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets.},
  author={Sarah Degue and David Dilillo},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={1036-56}
}
Cross-reporting legislation, which permits child and animal welfare investigators to refer families with substantiated child maltreatment or animal cruelty for investigation by parallel agencies, has recently been adopted in several U.S. jurisdictions. The current study sheds light on the underlying assumption of these policies-that animal cruelty and family violence commonly co-occur. Exposure to family violence and animal cruelty is retrospectively assessed using a sample of 860 college… CONTINUE READING
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