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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 BornExpand
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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 forExpand
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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 TheoryExpand
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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, BorderlineExpand
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A scale for measuring propensity for abusiveness
  • D. Dutton
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Family Violence
  • 2005
A brief self-report scale is described that assesses propensity for male abusiveness of a female partner in intimate relationships. The scale items are nonreactive, containing no explicit referenceExpand
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Problem Gambling and Intimate Partner Violence
This study examined the prevalence and severity of intimate partner violence (IPV) among 248 problem gamblers (43 women, 205 men) recruited from newspaper advertisements. The main outcome measuresExpand
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Transforming a flawed policy: A call to revive psychology and science in domestic violence research and practice
Intimate partner violence (IPV) continues to be social problem in the United States. Unfortunately, legislation aimed at solving the problem has been based on models of IPV that are not empiricallyExpand
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A Comparison of Impulsive and Instrumental Subgroups of Batterers
Previous research on subtypes of batterers has revealed at least two distinct types of batterers. One group (Type 1) demonstrates suppressed physiological responding during conflicts with theirExpand
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Patriarchy and Wife Assault: The Ecological Fallacy
  • D. Dutton
  • Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • 1 January 1994
A critical review is made of feminist analyses of wife assault postulating that patriarchy is a direct cause of wife assault. Data are reviewed from a variety of studies indicating that (a) lesbianExpand
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