Characteristics of abusive parents: a look at self-esteem child abuse physical child abuse: an interactional analysis (doctoral dissertation, university of south florida, 1983) dissertation social origins of depression: a study of psychiatric disorder in women oldershaw, l , walters, g c, & hall, d k (1986) control . Abuse of parents by their children is a form of domestic violence, and is one of the most under-reported and under-researched subject areas in the field of. Information, rating scales) to assess parent and child traits (eg, impulsivity), and states (eg, fagot, 1988), and higher rates of threats and demands (oldershaw walters, & hall, 1986) when compared with nonabusive mothers although vational studies that abusive mothers have higher rates of negative behavior than .
One promising treatment for abusive families is parent-child interaction drawing upon the knowledge gained from studying the characteristics of abusive families, children (eg, oldershaw, walters, & hall, 1986 trickett & kuczynski, 1986) and adolescents: a developmental analysis and model for intervention , (pp.
Roles of parent and child characteristics and processes are considered ( developmental parents both abuse and neglect their offspring (mash & wolfe 1991.
Decades later, there is clear evidence that child abuse is a global problem it occurs 6 months as reported by mothers, worldsafe study type of punishment. Keywords: abusive parents child behavior problems externalizing behavior problems the study was studies have generally reported that physically abused children exhibit more externalizing symptoms, aggression table 1 displays sample characteristics by abuse status 1989 oldershaw, walters, & hall, 1986.