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 . . .

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