Children Exposed to Intimate Partner violence and Animal Cruelty Project

  • Williams, Joanne (Principal Investigator)
  • Hawkins, Roxanne (Principal Investigator)
  • Williams, James Herbert (Principal Investigator)
  • Ascione, Frank R. (Co-investigator)
  • McDonald, Shelby E. (Co-investigator)

Project Details

Description

This project is based in the USA and investigates the developmental impact of exposure of children to domestic violence and animal cruelty. It combines data collected from a range of sources including the perpetrator of cruelty and child data collected by the team. The University of Edinburgh is collaborating in data analysis and dissemination of the findings.

Layman's description

This project is based in the USA and investigates the developmental impact of exposure of children to domestic violence and animal cruelty. It combines data collected from a range of sources including the perpetrator of cruelty and child data collected by the team. The University of Edinburgh is collaborating in data analysis and dissemination of the findings.

Key findings

Publications from this data set so far indicate that children exposed to domestic violence are more at risk of psychological difficulties.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date25/09/1830/09/19