Domestic and family violence by adolescents / young people (NEW)

Recent overviews

Elliott, K. B., Mcgowan, J., Benier, K. J., Maher, J. M., & Fitz-Gibbon, K. E. (2017). Investigating Adolescent Family Violence: Background, Research and Directions. Melbourne Vic Australia: Monash University. URL:….

Holt, A. (2013). Adolescent-to-Parent Abuse: Current Understandings in Research, Policy and Practice. Policy Press, Bristol

Holt,. A. (ed.). (2016). Working with Adolescent Violence and Abuse Towards Parents: Approaches and Contexts for Intervention. Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

Holt, A. (2016). Adolescent-to-Parent Abuse as a Form of “Domestic Violence”: A Conceptual Review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 17(5), 490-499.

Moulds, L. G., & Day, A. (2017). Characteristics of adolescent violence towards parents–a Rapid Evidence Assessment. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 9(3), 195-209.

O’Hara, K. L., Duchschere, J. E., Beck, C. J., & Lawrence, E. (2017). Adolescent-to-parent violence: Translating research into effective practice. Adolescent Research Review, 2(3), 181-198.

Simmons, M., McEwan, T. E., Purcell, R., & Ogloff, J. R. (2018). Sixty years of child-to-parent abuse research: What we know and where to go. Aggression and violent behavior.


Further works

Baker, H. (2012). Problematising the relationship between teenage boys and parent abuse: Constructions of masculinity and violence. Social Policy and Society, 11(2), 265-276.

Broadhead, S., & Francis, R. (2015). The Making of Good Men and Women Working Group Summary Report: Responding to youth violence in the home and its harmful impacts on families and communities in Western Australia. Women’s Health and Family Services (WHFS).

Howard, J., (2011). Adolescent Violence in the Home: The missing link in family violence prevention and response. Stakeholder Paper 11, Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse, Australia.

Howard, J., & Rottem, N. (2008). It all starts at home: Male adolescent violence to mothers: A research report. Melbourne: Inner South Community Health Service.

Miles, C., & Condry, R. (2015). Responding to adolescent to parent violence: Challenges for policy and practice. British Journal of Criminology, 55(6), 1076-1095.

Miles, C., & Condry, R. (2016). Adolescent to parent violence: The police response to parents reporting violence from their children. Policing and society, 26(7), 804-823.

Moulds, L. G., Mayshak, R., Mildred, H., Day, A., & Miller, P. (2019). Adolescent Violence Towards Parents: A Case of Specialisation? Youth Justice, 1473225419880004.

Simmons, M. L., McEwan, T. E., & Purcell, R. (2019). “But All Kids Yell at Their Parents, Don’t They?”: Social Norms About Child-to-Parent Abuse in Australia. Journal of Family Issues, 0192513X19842587.

Stewart, M., A. Burns, and R. Leonard. (2007). Dark Side of the Mothering Role: Abuse of Mothers by Adolescent and Adult Children. Sex Roles, 56(3-4): 183.

Wilcox, P. (2012). Is parent abuse a form of domestic violence? Social Policy and Society, 11(2), 277-288.