Research in the Netherlands on a theory of child abuse: a preliminary report.

@article{LesnikOberstein1982ResearchIT,
  title={Research in the Netherlands on a theory of child abuse: a preliminary report.},
  author={M Lesnik-Oberstein and Lindsey Cohen and A J Koers},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={1982},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={199-206}
}
A three-factor theory of child abuse has been developed which includes: (1) a high level of parental aggression; (2) a low level of parental inhibition of overt aggression; and (3) the focusing of parental aggression on the child. In the theory each factor is the outcome of a subfactor "path." A high level of parental aggression is the outcome of seven… CONTINUE READING