Witnessing domestic violence during childhood and adolescence: implication for pediatric practice.

@article{Wolfe1994WitnessingDV,
  title={Witnessing domestic violence during childhood and adolescence: implication for pediatric practice.},
  author={David A. Wolfe and Barbara M Korsch},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={94 4 Pt 2},
  pages={594-9}
}
The traditional role of the pediatrician, which consisted primarily of making diagnoses and prescribing treatments for specific disease entities in children, has expanded dramatically to include psychosocial aspects of health care as well as problems that are primarily psychological, emotional, or social in nature and that extend in various ways to the family and to the child's environment. One of these problems has been identified as the manner in which witnessing domestic violence, a… CONTINUE READING