Public Perception and Reporting of Different Kinds of Family Abuse in Hong Kong

@article{Chan2007PublicPA,
  title={Public Perception and Reporting of Different Kinds of Family Abuse in Hong Kong},
  author={Yuk-chung Chan and Ping-kit Roxco Chun and Kim-wah Chung},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={253-263}
}
The prevalence and serious consequences of family violence have given rise to massive research efforts. However, there is often a discrepancy between the official definitions and public perception of child abuse, elder abuse, and spouse abuse cases. Under-reporting is common due to lack of awareness of the abusive behaviors by the public. Differences between perception of abuse and reporting are well documented in the context of single group of victims. However, research studies on the… CONTINUE READING

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