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 Yearsort icon Type of Publication
Comparative study of the cognitive sequelae of school-aged victims of Shaken Baby Syndrome

Stipanicic, Annie
Nolin, Pierre
Fortin, Gilles
Gobeil, Marie-France

2008 Journal article
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
Physical Punishment in Childhood: A Human Rights and Child Protection Issue

Watkinson, Ailsa M.

2009 Book chapter
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 robust association between childhood physical abuse and osteoarthritis in adulthood: Findings from a representative community sample

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Stefanyk, Maria
Brennenstuhl, Sarah

2009 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