Counseling Heterosexual Women Arrested for Domestic Violence: Implications for Theory and Practice
It is suggested that intervention programs for domestically violent women must take place in the context of a broader community intervention which involves training and interaction with law enforcement and criminal justice agencies to determine criteria for arrest and prosecution of battered women when they fight back to protect themselves.
Female Offenders in Domestic Violence: A Look at Actions in Their Context
- L. Hamberger
- 25 July 1997
SUMMARY It is well accepted that large numbers of men batter women. Although some data also reveal that women report assaulting men in large numbers, interpretation of the latter data has been…
Doctors and other health care providers need to screen all adolescent and young adult patients for dating violence to stem the tide of dating violence.
A Large Sample Empirical Typology of Male Spouse Abusers and Its Relationship to Dimensions of Abuse
A number of studies have described typologies of domestically violent men. Holtzworth-Munroe and Stuart (1994) recently proposed a theoretical model for predicting violence severity and generality…
Men's and Women's Use of Intimate Partner Violence in Clinical Samples
The two groups of women reported more fear, anger, and insult and less amusement when their partners were violent than did men and court-ordered men were significantly more likely than were women to laugh at partner-initiated violence and exhibit dominating and controlling behaviors.
Neighborhood Environment and Intimate Partner Violence
A more complete theoretical understanding of the relationship between neighborhood environment and IPV, especially considering differences among urban, semiurban, and rural settings and developed and developing country settings, will be necessary to advance research questions and improve policy and intervention responses to reduce the burden of IPV.
Men’s and Women’s Use of Intimate Partner Violence in Clinical Samples: Toward a Gender-Sensitive Analysis
- L. Hamberger
- PsychologyViolence and Victims
- 1 April 2005
Early research with nationally representative samples suggested that women reported initiating violence as often as men. Such research has been criticized as focusing only on participation rates, and…
Personality correlates of men who abuse their partners: A cross-validation study
The present study was designed to replicate a previous investigation of personality profiles of men who abused their partners. The initial study found personality profiles reflecting general…
An Empirical Classification of Motivations for Domestic Violence
Six male and 6 female adult nonperpetrators sorted into categories the stated motivations for domestic violence of 215 male and 66 female court-referred perpetrators, revealing motivations specific to gender of perpetrator: retaliation, self-defense, escape, and punishment.
Recidivism Following Spouse Abuse Abatement Counseling: Treatment Program Implications
Compared to violence-free completers, recidivists reported higher levels of substance abuse both before and after treatment, and showed evidence of higher narcissism, measured by the Narcissistic, Gregarious and Aggressive subscales of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory.