Research Review: Early Childhood and the ‘Intergenerational Cycle of Domestic Violence’

Lorraine Radford, Helen Richardson Foster, Paul Hargreaves, John Devaney

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This rapid evidence review was commissioned by the NSPCC to increase our understanding of the complex surrounding the evidence about domestic violence and the potential for this to impact on children's own violent behaviour, and any evidence of effectiveness of targeted interventions aimed at young families.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages132
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2019


  • attachment behaviour
  • child abuse
  • child development
  • child neglect
  • children in violent families
  • cognition
  • evaluation of services
  • families
  • family violence
  • intergenerational transmission of abuse
  • intervention
  • literature reviews
  • NSPCC publications
  • parent-child relationships
  • parents
  • partner violence
  • preventive services
  • research
  • social learning


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