Transactional approach to prediction of child maltreatment

Peter Vietze, Susan Falsey, Howard Sandler, Susan O'Connor, William A. Altemier

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Abstract

The transactional‐developmental approach was applied to a prospective longitudinal study of child maltreatment. Maternal background, infant constitutional, mother‐infant interactional and maternal perception of infant temperament measures were entered into a multiple linear regression equation to predict child maltreatment. The results provide support for the transactional perspective in understanding the multiple determinants of early child maltreatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)248-261
Number of pages14
JournalInfant Mental Health Journal
Volume1
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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