Self-esteem of young adults experiencing interparental violence and child physical maltreatment: parental and peer relationships as mediators.

@article{Shen2009SelfesteemOY,
  title={Self-esteem of young adults experiencing interparental violence and child physical maltreatment: parental and peer relationships as mediators.},
  author={April Chiung-Tao Shen},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={770-94}
}
This study examined the joint impact of experiencing both interparental violence and child physical maltreatment on young adults' self-esteem. It also tested the hypothesis of parental and peer relationship qualities as mediators in the relationship between childhood histories of family violence and adult self-esteem. Data were collected from a national probability sample of 1,924 college students in Taiwan. Research results demonstrated that experiencing both interparental violence and… CONTINUE READING

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