Study: Former Abuse Victims Not More Likely to Commit Abuse

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Parents who were abused as children are not significantly more likely than others to physically abuse their own children, according to a study in the journal Science.

Researchers analyzed records and interviews with more than 1,100 parents and kids; more than half of the parents in the 30-year-study had been abused as children.

Previous studies have found that those who were abused as children are more likely to commit abuse as adults, but the author's of the study found that "much of . . .

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