Intervening to Reduce Life-Style Risk Factors of Abusive Parents

  • Jeffrey A. Kelly
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


To this point, we have considered the role of child-management and anger-control skill deficits as contributors to child abuse, and have discussed interventions for each. Since episodes of violence can often be directly traced to the parent’s inability to handle his or her child’s behavior nonviolently, specific treatment in these areas is logical and necessary for most abusive parents.


Child Abuse Reduce Risk Factor Marital Discord Home Visitation Program Abusive Parent 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey A. Kelly
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  1. 1.University of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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