Predictors of Verbal Ability for Preschool Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
Poster Session VI - Board: VI-
Friday, May 28, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
When compared to a national sample of preschool children, those exposed to intimate partner violence scored significantly lower on a measure of verbal ability. Prior exposure to traumatic events and maternal education were significant predictors of verbal ability. Level of education mediated the relationship between traumatic events and verbal score.
Subject Area: Clinical