• Stepfathers' 'Cinderella effect' challenged by new study

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Long-held assumptions that stepfathers are far more likely to be responsible for child deaths than genetic parents have now been challenged. Findings suggest that differences in rates of child homicides by stepfathers and genetic fathers are considerably smaller than previous researchers have claimed, and that the relative ages of fathers implicated in these crimes is more significant than whether they are the biological father of the child.
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  • Stepfathers are no more likely to kill children than biological parents

    Stepfathers are no more likely to kill children than biological parents

    2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers at the University of East Anglia challenged a long-held belief that children are more likely to be abused if they are looked after by one or more stepparent.
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  • Cinderella Effect Debunked: Are Stepfathers More Dangerous Than Biological Fathers?

    Cinderella Effect Debunked: Are Stepfathers More Dangerous Than Biological Fathers?

    2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    New study highlights that very few stepparents pose a threat to their children. Younger fathers are more likely to abuse or kill their children than older fathers, regardless of whether they are stepfathers or biological fathers.
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