By Robert T. Ammerman, Michel Hersen
Since the booklet of the 1st variation in 1991, there was sizeable development in our figuring out of the etiology and linked beneficial properties of family violence. As within the first version, this publication elucidates and highlights the complicated multidisciplinary matters dealing with clinicians who paintings with relations violence situations. every one bankruptcy combines illustrative circumstances with a broader dialogue of the problems which are encountered by way of clinicians operating with households that have interaction in abuse or neglect.
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However, given that maltreated children and maltreating parents display similar profiles for personality traits that have significant heritabilities (Burgess, 1997), our second explanatory model-that the capacity for maltreatment is a heritable predisposition for some individuals-might also be involved. Another set of early childhood experiences that may influence the reproductive strategy a child subsequently pursues in adulthood is exposure to marital conflict and domestic violence. Few family problems are more closely related to a child's poor adjustment than marital conflict.