Parental substance abuse has been seen as an epidemic problem in the United States and has proven to be a factor that can lead to physical child abuse and neglect. Reducing the occurrence of parental substance abuse and child abuse have been primarily directed toward government legislation that was passed in order to help children and families cope with the presence of abuse in the home. Child abuse can take different forms that include physical, neglect, sexual, and emotional. The purpose of this project report was to provide a literature review and analysis on the topic of parental substance abuse and its relationship to child abuse. The research indicated that there is a significant relationship between parental substance abuse and child abuse.
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 48/04M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Criminology, Individual & family studies|
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