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Parent Abuse by Teens

From Public Health Agency of Canada

Parent Abuse: The Abuse of Parents by Their Teenage Children - Paper (2001)

National Clearinghouse of Family Violence - Public Heath Agency of Canada, by Barbara Cottrell

This paper provides a general summary of information available on the issue of parents who are abused by their teenage children. Topics addressed include the types of parent abuse, contributing factors and effects on the family. Guidelines to service providers and parents dealing with abusive situations are also discussed.  2001, 55p.

"What Is Parent Abuse?

Parent abuse is any harmful act by a teenage child intended to gain power and control over a parent. The abuse can be physical, psychological, or financial."PDF Click here


Parent Abuse: The Abuse of Parents by Their Teenage Children - Overview Paper

National Clearinghouse of Family Violence - Public Heath Agency of Canada, by Barbara Cottrell This paper provides a general summary of information available on the issue of parents who are abused by their teenage children. Topics addressed include the types of parent abuse, contributing factors and effects on the family. Guidelines to service providers and parents dealing with abusive situations are also discussed. 2003, 10p. PDF Click here