Physical Abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to physical abuse. Physical abuse includes any non-accidental action that causes, or could cause physical harm to a child such as hitting, shaking, or the unreasonable use of force to restrain a child

Title Authors Year Type of Publication
A prospective study of the impact of child maltreatment and friend support on psychological distress trajectory: From adolescence to emerging adulthood

Dion, Jacinthe
Matte-Gagné, Célia
Daigneault, Isabelle
Blackburn, Marie-Eve
Hébert, Martine
McDuff, Pierre
Auclair, Julie
Veillette, Suzanne
Perron, Michel

2016 Journal article
Injuries and Death of Children at the Hands of Their Parents

Wegner-Lohin, Jaime
Trocmé, Nico 

2016 Information sheet
The relationship between early adversities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Lewis, Danielle A.

2015 Journal article
Physical abuse among Asian families in the Canadian child welfare system

Lee, Barbara
Rha, Wendy
Fallon, Barbara

2014 Journal article
Physical abuse and physical punishment in Canada

Jud, Andreas
Trocmé, Nico

2013 Information sheet
CYDL Data Byte 11: Emergency Room Visits by Albertan Youth

Child and Youth Data Laboratory

2013 Report
Potential mediators between child abuse and both violence and victimization in juvenile offenders

Day, David M.
Hart, Trevor A.
Wanklyn, Sonya G.
McCay, Elizabeth
Macpherson, Alison K.
Burnier, Nathalie

2013 Journal article
Risk factors for progression to regular injection drug use among street-involved youth in a Canadian setting

DeBeck, Kora
Kerr, Thomas
Marshall, Brandon D. L.
Simo, Annick
Montaner, Julio
Wood, Evan

2013 Journal article
The relationship between dimensions of physical abuse and aggressive behavior in a child protective services involved sample of adolescents

Ellenbogen, Stephen
Trocmé, Nico
Wekerle, Christine

2013 Journal article
Preliminary evaluation of the Childhood Experiences of Violence Questionnaire Short Form

Tanaka, Masako
Wekerle, Christine
Leung, Eman
Waechter, Randall
Gonzalez, Andrea
Jaimeson, Ellen
MacMillan, Harriet L.

2012 Journal article