• Publications
  • Influence
The Abusive Personality: Violence and Control in Intimate Relationships
Introduction. Early Explanations. Learning of Abusiveness. The Psychology of the Cycle of Violence. The Structure of the Abusive Personality. Object Relations and the Origins of Rage. An Anger Born
Rethinking Domestic Violence
1 The History of Spouse Assault 2 Nested Ecological Theory 3 Measurement and Incidence of Abuse 4 Theories of Wife Assault: Psychiatric Contributions 5 Feminist and Sociobiological Explanations for
The Domestic Assault of Women: Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives
Preface Acknowledgments 1. History and Incidence of Wife Assault 2. Explanations for Wife Assault: Psychiatry, Sociobiology, and Sociology 3. The Social Psychology of the Wife Assaulter: The Theory
Intimacy‐Anger and Insecure Attachment as Precursors of Abuse in Intimate Relationships
One hundred and twenty men referred for treatment for wife assault and forty demographic controls completed self-report questionnaires assessing attachment patterns, anger, jealousy, Borderline
A scale for measuring propensity for abusiveness
  • D. Dutton
  • Psychology
    Journal of Family Violence
  • 2005
TLDR
A brief self-report scale is described that assesses propensity for male abusiveness of a female partner in intimate relationships and correlates significantly with physical abuse.
Patriarchy and Wife Assault: The Ecological Fallacy
  • D. Dutton
  • Psychology
    Violence and Victims
  • 1 January 1994
TLDR
It is concluded that patriarchy must interact with psychological variables in order to account for the great variation in power-violence data and some forms of psychopathology may lead to some men adopting patriarchal ideology to justify and rationalize their own pathology.
Problem Gambling and Intimate Partner Violence
TLDR
Findings underscore the importance of routinely screening gambling clients for anger and IPV, and the need to develop public policy, prevention and treatment programs to address IPV among problem gamblers.
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