Cognition, Emotion, and Neurobiological Development: Mediating the Relation Between Maltreatment and Aggression

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Child Maltreatment, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp. 281-298

This article reviews the link between maltreatment and aggression, positing that maltreatment increases the risk of aggression through its impact on cognitive and emotional processing, with persistent effects because of impacts on the child’s developing neurobiology.

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