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University Of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th And Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

General Phone: 215-898-5000
Financial Aid Phone: 215-898-7526
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

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Penn study finds physically abused boys may be more likely to ... - EurekAlert (press release)

"The results provide a circumstantial case that abused boys may 'learn' that violence is an acceptable method of conflict resolution in the home," said William C. Holmes, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and lead author of the study. "Our findings suggest that, at the very least, this cycle-of-violence connection deserves confirmation in a larger study."