Repercusiones del maltrato infantil en una población de riesgo

Martha Frías Armenta*

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Literature indicates the child abuse has long and short-term effects, place victims at risk of behavioral, cognitive, and affective problems. Therefore, the aim of this study is to measures these consequences in a risk population. 60 adolescents arrested by the police and 60 matched by age, school grade and income participated in the study. The instrument used to measured child abuse and partner violence was Conflict Tactics Scale (Straus, 1990), Conners self-report was used to evaluate behavioral, cognitive and emotional problems. A structural equation model mas proved and findings shows that family violence had a direct and strong effect on behavioral, cognitive and emotional problems of adolescents.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)108-116
Number of pages9
JournalInteramerican Journal of Psychology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2015

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