The Relationship of Violent Fathers, Posttraumatically Stressed Mothers and Symptomatic Children in a Preschool-Age Inner-City Pediatrics Clinic Sample

@article{Schechter2011TheRO,
  title={The Relationship of Violent Fathers, Posttraumatically Stressed Mothers and Symptomatic Children in a Preschool-Age Inner-City Pediatrics Clinic Sample},
  author={Daniel S. Schechter and Erica Willheim and Jaime E McCaw and J Blake Turner and Michael M. Myers and Charles H. Zeanah},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={3699 - 3719}
}
This study aims to understand if greater severity of maternal posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), related to maternal report of interpersonal violence, mediates the effects of such violence on (a) child PTSS as well as on (b) child externalizing and internalizing symptoms. Study participants were mothers (N = 77) and children 18 to 48 months recruited from community pediatric clinics. Data were analyzed continuously via bivariate correlations and then multiple linear regression. Post hoc… 

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