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...standing, adult women who display violence over their children are in the position to abuse their power of parenting over their children, so they have responsibilities for using violence over children (Damant et al., 2011). The fact that they are victimized themselves does not approve their actions against their children. As psychologically developed and responsible beings, both parents take responsibility for interactions within the family. Understanding the complexity of family structure and dynamic interpersonal relationships is the key to proposing and conducting simultaneous interventions from several dimensions for preventing child abuse, but isolation of single factors is not possible. Without a broad understanding of how all factors interact and contribute to an abusive environment, narrow focus will only solve an insignificant amount of the entire problem.
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