Search Resources (English): Child abuse

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Sickened: the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood
Describes the personal account of a women's experiences with Munchausen by proxy, a form of child abuse in which a parent ivents or induces symptoms in his or her child because he or she craves the attention of medical professionals.
Published: 2003
How abusers use children to control their partner  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet9.pdf
Describes the ways abusers can threaten to take away, harm or kill, or use violence toward children as a way of controling their partner. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Continuation of the cycle of violence  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet12.pdf
Explores the cycle of violence, from child to adult, and how exposure to violence as a child can influence men to become abusers. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Impact of exposure to woman abuse on children  
http://www.isn.net/~tha/womanabuseresearch/factsheet13.pdf
Looks at the psychological and emotional impacts on children exposed to violence in the home. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system. (See Details)
Published: 2004
WHEALTH study: women's reports of childhood abuse
Reports on data collected in an ongoing project on midlife women's health and the process through which women retrospectively reconcile experiences of childhood abuse.
Published: 2001
Violence against women: identifying risk factors  
http://www.ncjrs.org/pdffiles1/nij/197019.pdf
Summarizes two studies that used different methodologies and samples to determine the extent to which physical and sexual abuse as a child or adolescent contribute to later abuse. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Analysis report: Inuit healing in contemporary Inuit society  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/AHFNuluaqInuitHealing_e.pdf
Identifies and defines Inuit healing and healers in the context of abuse and violence against women and children. Argues for more emphasis on Inuit healing in order to resolve the raft of social problems plaguing Inuit communities. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women, what do these signs have in common?: recognizing the effects of abuse-related trauma
Discusses traumas related to childhood experiences of physical, sexual or emotional violence, often referred to as "abuse-related trauma."
Published: 2000
Abuse prevention services in Inuit communities: analytical report  
http://www.pauktuutit.ca/pdf/publications/abuse/AbusePreventionServices_e.pdf
Studies and identifies root causes of women and child abuse in Inuit communities and gaps in services, and presents recommendations for change and selected best practices in the field. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women and trauma  
http://www.camh.net/about_addiction_mental_health/women_trauma.html
Defines abuse-related trauma as feelings of distress, fear, and helplessness that come from being hurt and/or neglected in childhood. Identifies the effects of abuse-related trauma, describes how to find help, and provides information about treatment and recovery. (See Details)
Published: 2004