oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Parents as victims of the misbehaviour of children with Tourette Syndrome

Volume 7, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



Reports on the physical, verbal, and economic victimisation of parents by their children are appearing in the media with alarming frequency. Articles in popular magazines such as Personality Magazine (Parents don't crack up - or do they? 1989), and Woman's Value (Silent victims: parents of rebellious children, 1993) emphasise that in addition to often being the victims of their children, virtually no recognition is given to this fact.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error