Social isolation from communities and child maltreatment: a cross-cultural comparison.

@article{Gracia2003SocialIF,
  title={Social isolation from communities and child maltreatment: a cross-cultural comparison.},
  author={Enrique Gracia and Gonzalo Musitu},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          153-68
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to determine: (1) the differences between Spanish and Colombian cultures in relation to community social support variables, and (2) the relationships between community social support variables and child maltreatment in both cultures. METHOD The study was based on 670 nonabusive families and 166 abusive families. The parents were asked to complete the Community Social Support Questionnaire. This instrument measures community social support in terms of… CONTINUE READING
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