oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Drug-related child abuse
|Article Title||Drug-related child abuse|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Criminology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1994|
|Pages||57 - 63|
|Keyword(s)||Barbiturates, Chemical dependency, Cognitive functioning, Damage fetus, Data analysis, Effect of psychoactive substances, Emotionally blunt, Family system, Family violence, Hypnotics, Interpretation, Personality and Social structure|
Drug abuse is a problem faced by many Western societies. Another social deviance is that of child abuse. The possible relationship between these two issues is examined by looking at the effect of psychoactive substances on the user, the user's social structure and social processes.
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