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

Titlesort icon Authors Year Type of Publication
Establishing a relationship between behavior and cognition: Violence against women and children within the family

Chamberland, Claire
Fortin, Andrée
Laporte, Lise

2007 Journal article
Factors associated with co-occurrence of spousal and parental violence: Quebec population study

Lévesque, Sylvie
Clément, Marie-Ève
Chamberland, Claire

2007 Journal article
Fragile Lives, Fragmented Systems: Strengthening Supports for Vulnerable Infants

Turpel-Lafond, Mary Ellen

2011 Report
Injuries and Death of Children at the Hands of Their Parents

Wegner-Lohin, Jaime
Trocmé, Nico 

2016 Information sheet
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
Is the cluster risk model of parental adversities better than the cumulative risk model as an indicator of childhood physical abuse?: Findings from two representative community surveys

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Sawyer, J.-L.

2012 Journal article
L’évolution de la sévérité de la maltraitance au Québec

Hélie, Sonia
Roy, Catherine

2010 Other
Multiple Maltreatment, Attribution of Blame, and Adjustment Among Adolescents

McGee, Robin
Wolfe, David
Olson, James

2001 Journal article
Pathways linking childhood maltreatment and adolescent sexual risk behaviors: The role of attachment security
Thibodeau, Marie-Eve
Lavoie, Francine
Hébert, Martine
Blais, Martin
2017 Journal article
Perspectives nouvelles sur l'attachement à partir d'études sur les problèmes extériorisés des enfants

Paquette, Daniel

2007 Journal article