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Saturday, August 1, 2015
Is violence in families hereditary?
No there is no evidence to support that. However environment does play a role. Being exposed to violence in the home, on the streets and in the media can influence people. Abusive spouses and parents were often abused as children.
Kenneth Davis, Jr, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Clinical Anesthesia
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati