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
What Predicts Injury from Physical Punishment? A Test of the Typologies of Violence Hypothesis

Gonzalez, Miriam
Durrant, Joan E.
Chabot, Martin
Trocme, Nico
Brown, Jason

2008 Journal article
Ten-year epidemiological study of pediatric burns in Canada

Spinks, Anneliese
Wasiak, Jason
Cleland, Heather
Beben, Nicole
Macpherson, Alison K.

2008 Journal article
Predicting Suicide Attempts in Young Adults with Histories of Childhood Abuse

Brezo, Jelena
Paris, Joel
Vitaro, Frank
Hébert, Martine
Tremblay, Richard E.
Turecki, Gustavo

2008 Journal article
Cognitive and Emotional Differences Between Abusive and Non-Abusive Fathers

Francis, Karen J.
Wolfe, David

2008 Journal article
Multiple Maltreatment, Attribution of Blame, and Adjustment Among Adolescents

McGee, Robin
Wolfe, David
Olson, James

2001 Journal article
Distinguishing Physical Punishment from Physical Abuse: Implications for Professionals

Durrant, Joan E.

2006 Journal article
Childhood trauma and injection drug use among high-risk youth

Kerr, Thomas
Stoltz, Jo-Anne
Marshall, Brandon
Lai, Calvin
Strathdee, Steffanie A.
Wood, Evan

2009 Journal article
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
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
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