Physical neglect in childhood as a predictor of violent behavior in adolescent males.

@article{McGuigan2018PhysicalNI,
  title={Physical neglect in childhood as a predictor of violent behavior in adolescent males.},
  author={W. McGuigan and Jack A Luchette and Roxanne Atterholt},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2018},
  volume={79},
  pages={
          395-400
        }
}
Research has established that childhood maltreatment experiences are associated with negative outcomes in adolescence, including violent and antisocial behavior (Chapple et al., 2005). Neglect is the most prevalent form of childhood maltreatment (U.S. DHHS, 2012), the consequences of which require further investigation. This study used archival data to explore whether childhood physical neglect increased the likelihood of violent behavior in a random sample of 85 males between the ages of 12-19… Expand
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