The aggressive characteristics of abused and neglected children.

  title={The aggressive characteristics of abused and neglected children.},
  author={T J Reidy},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={33 4},
  • T J Reidy
  • Published 1977 in Journal of clinical psychology
Awareness of child abuse as a serious social problem has risen sharply in recent years, yet there has been only limited and inadequate research on the abused child's growth and development. This study investigated the aggressive characteristics of young abused children with those of nonabused-neglected and normal children, a comparison not previously made. Results indicated that abused children exhibited significantly more aggression than the nonabused-negected and normal children on TAT… CONTINUE READING

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