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Sibling Abuse


[1] Frazier BH, Hayes KC. Selected Resources on Sibling Abuse: An Annotated Bibliography For Researchers, Educators and Consumers. SRB 94 – 08 Special Reference Briefs. 1994. Formerly available at URL: Accessed 23 May 2008.

[2] Strauss, MA, Gelles RJ, editors. Family violence in American families: risk factors and adaptations to violence in 8,145 families. New Brunswick, NY: Transaction Publishers; 1990.

[3]A Finkelhor D, Ormrod R, Turner H, Hamby SL. The victimization of children and youth: a comprehensive, national survey.  Child Maltreat. 2005 Feb;10(1):5-25.

[4] American Psychological Association, press release. Childhood sibling abuse common, but most adults don't remember it that way, study finds. No longer available online.  Accessed 8 August 2004.

Other Reference

Needleman, R.  Sibling rivalry.  In: Parker S, Zuckerman B, editors.  Behavioral and developmental pediatrics.  Boston: Little, Brown & Company; 1995. p. 384-386.


Written and compiled by Kyla Boyse, RN.  Reviewed by Brenda Volling, PhD.

Updated November 2012


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