Navigation Links
Parents' addiction, unemployment and divorce are risk factors for childhood abuse
Date:12/21/2012

Adults who had parents who struggled with addiction, unemployment and divorce are 10 times more likely to have been victims of childhood physical abuse, according to a new study prepared by the University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work.

The study, which was published online this week in the journal Child: Care, Health & Development, found that more than one-third of adults who grew up in homes where all three risk factors were present reported they had been physically abused by someone close to them while under the age of 18 and still living at home.

The results found that only 3.4 per cent of those with none of the three risk factors reported they had been physically abused. However, with each additional risk factor experienced, the prevalence of childhood physical abuse increased dramatically.

Approximately 13 per cent of those with one risk factor reported childhood physical abuse (CPA). The prevalence of child physical abuse was between 8% and 11% for those who had experienced parental divorce alone or parental unemployment alone but increased to between 18% and 19% for those who experienced parental addictions alone. Between 25 per cent and 30 per cent of those who had experienced two risk factors reported they had been abused in childhood. Among those with all three risk factors, the prevalence of CPA was between 36 and 41 per cent, representing a ten-fold increase from the 3.4 per cent reported by those without any of these risk factors. The study was based on two representative community samples, one study conducted in 1995 and the second, with a different sample, in 2005. Each survey included approximately 13,000 Canadians aged 18 and older.

"We were so astonished by the magnitude of the association between the combination of these three risk factors and child abuse in the 1995 survey that we replicated the analysis with a different sample from a 2005 survey," says co-author Jami-Leigh Sawyer, a Universi
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Kennedy
m.kennedy@utoronto.ca
416-946-5025
University of Toronto
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Parents of Kids With Cancer No More Likely to Break Up
2. Gay Adults Rejected by Parents Have Worse Health, Study Finds
3. Nearly 1 in 4 grandparents store prescription medicines where children can easily find them
4. A physicians guide for anti-vaccine parents
5. Parents poor math skills may lead to medication errors
6. Friends Parents Can Sway Teens Odds for Drinking, Smoking
7. Study: Kids Who Sleep in Parents Bed Less Likely to Be Overweight
8. Many Parents of Kids With Autism Dont Put Faith in Pediatricians
9. Pediatric epilepsy impacts sleep for the child and parents
10. Parents are happier than non-parents, new research suggests
11. Parents Often Lose Sleep Over Childs Epilepsy, Study Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2014)... The excitement is building up once again for the annual ... year the Surry Arts Council will be celebrating its 25th year ... are still fans of the Andy Griffith Show. ... CBS from 1960 through 1968. The show ranked by TV ... Mount Airy, North Carolina is where the show was filmed calling ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 Plumbing construction ... out of 5, indicating a moderately favorable purchasing environment ... score reflects current and future pricing trends that will ... prices. Other factors that negatively affect buyer power are ... construction and the moderate switching costs. Buyers benefit, however, ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... 2014 Final Cut Pro X Plugin ... of the Information theme for FCPX filmmakers. , “Fun, cool, ... the Information theme,” says Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film ... professional.” , Information features easy to use controls that give ... environment. Change the background color, color of each circle outline, ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... 20, 2014 MarijuanaDoctors.com recently returned ... at the PAIN Week conference that was held ... Casino in Las Vegas from September 2nd to ... PAIN Week in the hopes of educating physicians ... and legitimate tool to treat chronic Pain, MarijuanaDoctors.com ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 “Copay coupons,” a ... of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug coverage, ... to a new report from the Department of ... (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers from offering side-payments ... the federal government. , The report highlights that two ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mayberry Days Parade Cars will be Provided by Mount Airy Toyota and Mount Airy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 4Health News:Today Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of the Information Theme for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:MarijuanaDoctors.com Experiences Unprecedented Support and Growth at Pain Week 2014 2Health News:PCMA: New OIG Report Cites Drug Manufacturer“Copay Coupon” Use in Medicare Part D 2
... well-proven medications, could have huge impact, expert says , ... of a statin and a blood pressure-lowering ACE inhibitor ... or stroke reduced their incidence by more than 60 ... the study all had diabetes or a history of ...
... BNVI ) today announced that it has entered into agreements ... price per unit of $6.20 for aggregate gross proceeds of up ... common stock and ten warrants. Each warrant entitles its holder ... price of $0.85. The warrants may be exercised at any ...
... Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the ... of patients undergo reconstructive surgery to repair these injuries. ... issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery ... increasing substantially and women and younger patients are more likely ...
... have demonstrated that a protein called NEDD9 may be required ... to grow. Their findings, based on the study of a ... issue of Cancer Research , available on-line now. ... evidence that directly demonstrates reduced levels of NEDD9 in a ...
... No clear evidence found that Chantix has dangerous side ... News) -- The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix) does ... to a new British study. , In July, the ... carry a "black-box warning" on its packaging, indicating that ...
... iMobile® Care ... ... information to provide essential and practical aid and care during serious situations is crucial and ... able to deliver a timely response, or to administer self-care without a costly physician or ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Drug Combo May Prevent Heart Attacks, Strokes 2Health News:Drug Combo May Prevent Heart Attacks, Strokes 3Health News:Bionovo Announces Pricing of Securities Offering 2Health News:Bionovo Announces Pricing of Securities Offering 3Health News:Teenagers and ACL: Tears common and additional surgery likely 2Health News:NEDD9 protein supports growth of aggressive breast cancer 2Health News:Study Counters Warnings on Quit-Smoking Drug 2Health News:VisionSync Launches a Smart iPhone First Aid App, iMobile Care 2Health News:VisionSync Launches a Smart iPhone First Aid App, iMobile Care 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... EASTON, Mass. , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... "Company") today announced it has received and approved ... Barozyme HT48 instruments and has begun to manufacture ... the first instrument will be ready for shipment ... be built and released at a rate of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Aufgrund der enormen Nachfrage seines ... aktualisiert, der jetzt auch die Jahre 2014 - ... pharmaserialisation.com , zeigt die Serialisierungsanforderungen weltweit und den ... Für international tätige Unternehmen geht es ... sondern darum, "wann" sie die neu in Kraft ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , Sept. 19, 2014   ... of advanced cancer genome analysis and testing services, ... discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for ... genomic study of malignant mixed Mullerian tumors (MMMT), ... reproductive system, also known as carcinosarcoma. The new ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 2Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 3Pharma IQ stellt weltweite Serialisierungsfristen in seinen Countdown-Kalender 2014 - 2018 2First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 2First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 3First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 4
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: