Child Abuse And Domestic Violence : Prevalence, Explanations, And Practice Implications

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Child Abuse in the Context of Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Explanations, and Practice Implications The journal article Child Abuse in the Context of Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Explanations, and Practice Implications, addresses three critical components in regards to child abuse resulting from domestic violence. The first component focuses on how often child abuse occurs in relation to domestically violent families. The second component of the journal article attempts to explain why this child abuse occurs due to domestic violence in families. Treatment methods for child abuse due to domestic violence conclude the third component studied in this journal article. All three critical components studied in the journal article elaborate on the prevalence and effects of child abuse in domestically violent families. In order to respond to the first component, how often child abuse occurs in domestically violent families, a correlational study describing the relationship between child abuse and domestic violence is used. Qualitative methods such as interviewing and questionnaires are administered to participants because typically, they exhibit higher rates of abuse than official records. Two tables (Table 1 and Table 2) are used to categorize the responses of the participants. Both studies expressed in the tables focused on child abuse that was distinctly defined, but the definitions and questions were diverse in the specification of…
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