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
Child physical abuse with and without other forms of maltreatment: Dysfunctionality versus dysnormality

Larrivée, Marie-Claude
Tourigny, Marc
Bouchard, Camil

2007 Journal article
Child abuse and chronic pain in a community survey of women

Walsh, Christine A.
Jamieson, Ellen
MacMillan, Harriet
Boyle, Michael

2007 Journal article
Co-Occurrence of Interparental Violence and Child Physical Abuse and its Effect on the Adolescent's Behavior

Bourassa, Chantal

2007 Journal article
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
Perspectives nouvelles sur l'attachement à partir d'études sur les problèmes extériorisés des enfants

Paquette, Daniel

2007 Journal article
Violence conjugale et mauvais traitements envers les enfants: phénomènes reliés mais envisagés dans des paradigmes distincts

Lavergne, Chantal

2007 Journal article
Punitive violence against children in Canada

Durrant, Joan
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Milne, Cheryl
Black, Tara
Knoke, Della

2006 Information sheet
Distinguishing Physical Punishment from Physical Abuse: Implications for Professionals

Durrant, Joan E.

2006 Journal article
Physical abuse of children in Canada

MacLaurin, Bruce
Trocmé, Nico
Fallon, Barbara
Chaze, Ferzana
Black, Tara
Lajoie, Jules

2005 Information sheet