The present idea is the necessity to have appropriate definitions of domestic maltreatment or family violence in order to get the complex process because of the legal, medical, social and psychological implications. First, it appears an approach about the maltreatment concept with the purpose to establish differential diagnostic with other types of violence as well as set other types of familiar maltreatment that today get less attention for the research. Finally, exemplify the proposal about the newly-weds, its epidemiology and implications.
Derechos de autor 2001 Luis Rodríguez F., María de los Angeles Antuña B., Javier Rodríguez
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