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 Publicationsort icon
Is childhood physical abuse associated with peptic ulcer disease? Findings from a population-based study

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Bottoms, Jennifer
Brennenstuhl, Sarah
Hurd, Marion

2011
Physical Punishment in Childhood: A Human Rights and Child Protection Issue

Watkinson, Ailsa M.

2009 Book chapter
Physical abuse of children in Canada

MacLaurin, Bruce
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Chaze, Ferzana
Black, Tara
Lajoie, Jules

2005 Information sheet
Physical harm and family composition: Maltreated children with developmental delay

Brown, Ivan
Schormans, Ann Fudge

2004 Information sheet
Physical abuse of children in the context of punishment

Trocmé, Nico
Durrant, Joan
Ensom, Ron
Marwah, Inder

2004 Information sheet
Physical punishment of children

Durrant, Joan
Ensom, Ron

2004 Information sheet
Punitive violence against children in Canada

Durrant, Joan
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Milne, Cheryl
Black, Tara
Knoke, Della

2006 Information sheet
Physical abuse and physical punishment in Canada

Jud, Andreas
Trocmé, Nico
 

2013 Information sheet
Injuries and Death of Children at the Hands of Their Parents

Wegner-Lohin, Jaime
Trocmé, Nico 

2016 Information sheet
Using neuropsychological profiles to classify neglected children with or without physical abuse

Nolin, Pierre
Ethier, Louise S.

2007 Journal article