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
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
Polyvictimization and victimization of children and youth: Results from a populational survey

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

2012 Journal article
Fragile Lives, Fragmented Systems: Strengthening Supports for Vulnerable Infants

Turpel-Lafond, Mary Ellen

2011 Report
Child physical abuse and suicide-related behavior: A systematic review

Mironova, Polina
Rhodes, Anne E.
Bethell, Jennifer M.
Tonmyr, Lil
Boyle, Michael H.
Wekerle, Christine
Goodman, Deborah
Leslie, Bruce

2011 Journal article
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
Diagnostic coding of abuse related fractures at two children's emergency departments

Somji, Zeeshanefatema
Plint, Amy
McGahern, Candice
Al-Saleh, Ahmed
Boutis, Kathy

2011 Journal article
Childhood abuse and harmful substance use among criminal offenders

Swogger, Marc T.
Conner, Kenneth R.
Walsh, Zach
Maisto, Stephen A.

2011 Journal article
L’évolution de la sévérité de la maltraitance au Québec

Hélie, Sonia
Roy, Catherine

2010 Other
The association between childhood physical abuse and heart disease in adulthood: Findings from a representative community sample

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Brennenstuhl, Sarah
Frank, John

2010 Journal article
Physical Punishment in Childhood: A Human Rights and Child Protection Issue

Watkinson, Ailsa M.

2009 Book chapter