Journal article

Characteristics of adolescent violence towards parents - a Rapid Evidence Assessment

Lauren Grace Moulds, Andrew Day

JOURNAL OF AGGRESSION CONFLICT AND PEACE RESEARCH | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

Purpose: Adolescent violence towards parents (AVTP) has damaging impacts on family relationships, however, little is known about the characteristics of the families in which it occurs. The purpose of this paper is to synthesize current knowledge of the AVTP characteristics to help to inform the development of more effective community responses. Design/methodology/approach: The paper opted for a Rapid Evidence Assessment taking an ecological approach to organize current knowledge about the characteristics of both victims and perpetrators of AVTP. It synthesized 20 empirical studies identified from a systemic review of published literature. Findings: The assessment concludes that adolescents w..

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