A 36-year-old member asked:
If kids have been emotionally abused by their parents is it likely that they will emotionally abuse their kids as well?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Carla Enriquez answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe: There does seem to be a pattern of intergenerational child abuse. I suspect it is more a result of many factors including psycho-social stressors, inherited conditions, and environment.
Answered on Apr 16, 2016
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