Domestic Violence - 2241 Words
Running head: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: EFFECTS ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Children’s developmental outcomes are compromised when a child is exposed to domestic violence (Wolfe, Crooks, Lee, McIntyre-Smith, & Jaffe, 2003). Children suffer adverse effects from experiencing trauma by verbal and physical behaviors directed at them and by witnessing it (English, Marshall, & Stewart, 2003). It is also shown that children’s social, emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and general health...
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