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Maladaptation and Resilience in Maltreated Children

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti discussed how child maltreatment affects individuals throughout the course of their lives.... More>


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>


Observation

Cicchetti Discusses Multilevel Studies on Neglected Children

APS Fellow Dante Cicchetti has been awarded a 2014 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for his lifetime contributions to the field of applied psychological science. ... More>


New report finds that effects of child abuse and neglect, if untreated, can last a lifetime


Child Abuse Witness Status, Gender, Adult Victimization Risk and Adult Victimization Acknowledgement

Witnessing abuse as a child and adult IPV or rape victimization acknowledgement were assessed. Male witnesses reported higher victimization than non-witnesses. Male and female witnesses were more likely than non-witnesses […] More>