alexa Child abuse and violence in single-parent families: parent absence and economic deprivation.
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Author(s): Gelles RJ

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Abstract A national survey of six thousand households found single parents to be more likely to use abusive forms of violence toward their children than are parents in dual-caretaker households. Abusive violence appears to be a function of poverty in mother-only homes but unrelated to income among single fathers.
This article was published in Am J Orthopsychiatry and referenced in Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

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