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Section 7
Abusive Head Trauma: Perpetator Characteristics
and Shaken Baby Syndrome Hospitalizations

Question 7 | Test | Table of Contents

Virginia Department of Health

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- Injury, Suicide and Violence Prevention Program - Virginia Department of Health. Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) In Virginia, 2004-2008. Virginia injury Update, Vol. 4, Issue 3, October 2010, p. 3-4.

A Suspected Case of Shaken Baby
Syndrome-Clinical Management
in Germany: A Case-Based Overview

Messing-Jünger, M., & Alhourani, J. (2022). A suspected case of shaken baby syndrome-clinical management in Germany: a case-based overview. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 38(12), 2375–2382.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Fullerton, A. F., Jackson, N. J., Tuvblad, C., Raine, A., & Baker, L. A. (2019). Early childhood head injury attenuates declines in impulsivity and aggression across adolescent development in twins. Neuropsychology, 33(8), 1035–1044.

Kita, S., Hayashi, M., Umeshita, K., Tobe, H., Uehara, N., Matsunaga, M., & Kamibeppu, K. (2020). Intimate partner violence and maternal child abuse: The mediating effects of mothers’ postnatal depression, mother-to-infant bonding failure, and hostile attributions to children’s behaviors. Psychology of Violence, 10(3), 279–289.

Louis, W. R., Amiot, C. E., & Thomas, E. F. (2015). Collective harmdoing: Developing the perspective of the perpetrator. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 21(3), 306–312.

McGuigan, W. M., Vuchinich, S., & Pratt, C. C. (2000). Domestic violence, parents' view of their infant, and risk for child abuse. Journal of Family Psychology, 14(4), 613–624.

Terpstra, A. R., Cairncross, M., Yeates, K. O., Vranceanu, A.-M., Greenberg, J., Hunt, C., & Silverberg, N. D. (2021). Psychological mediators of avoidance and endurance behavior after concussion. Rehabilitation Psychology.

According to the cited study, in 42% of the cases, the father was identified as the abuser. Who else was commonly identified?
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