Child abuse, neglect or other parental violence can impact caretaker-child attachment systems, resulting in chronic, negative expectations and perceptions of other people (i.e., negative relational schema), leading to safety, trust, esteem, intimacy, and control issues. Survivors of early… more
Our promising projects
Parental Couples Project
This project aims to understand the relationship between interactions among parents of young children and their psychological and couple well-being, and to compare the different trajectories in terms of family history of each parent.
Health Outcomes in Male Survivors of Interpersonal Violence
A research project funded by the CIHR is currently being conducted by our research unit and aims to update the knowledge of existing data and research needs on men who are victims of violence.