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Impact of Exposure to Interparental Abuse

How do we know what kind of impact being exposed to interparental violence could have on the children's adjustment and development, and what types of treatment might be appropriate for these family members? Research in the past two decades has helped us to understand the influences of growing up in a family in which there is

interparental violence, and it has provided us with some ideas about what to do if children have adjustment problems after being exposed to this type of abuse.