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 Authorssort icon Year Type of Publication
Physical harm and family composition: Maltreated children with developmental delay

Brown, Ivan
Schormans, Ann Fudge

2004 Information sheet
Establishing a relationship between behavior and cognition: Violence against women and children within the family

Chamberland, Claire
Fortin, Andrée
Laporte, Lise

2007 Journal article
Emergency Room Visits by Albertan Youth: Child and Youth Data Laboratory (CYDL) Report for Experiences of Albertan Youth Project

Child and Youth Data Laboratory

2012 Report
CYDL Data Byte 11: Emergency Room Visits by Albertan Youth

Child and Youth Data Laboratory

2013 Report
Physical violence and psychological aggression towards children: Five-year trends in practices and attitudes from two population surveys

Clément, Marie-Ève
Chamberland, Claire

2007 Journal article
Polyvictimization in a child welfare sample of children and youths

Cyr, Katie
Chamberland, Claire
Lessard, Geneviève
Clément, Marie-Ève
Wemmers, Jo-Anne
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Gangé, Marie-Hélène
Damant, Dominique

2012 Journal article
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
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
Distinguishing Physical Punishment from Physical Abuse: Implications for Professionals

Durrant, Joan E.

2006 Journal article