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Context for specific episodes of marital violence: Gender and severity of violence differences
The present study was designed to evaluate the context of marital violence through husbands' and wives' accounts of the worst violent episode in the year prior to assessment. The primary objectiveExpand
Efficacy of a dating violence prevention program on attitudes justifying aggression.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate a five-session dating violence prevention curriculum in terms of its effect on attitudes justifying the use of dating violence. METHODSExpand
Gender differences in dating aggression among multiethnic high school students.
PURPOSE (1) To assess prevalence of physical dating aggression and victimization among high school students; (2) to assess prevalence of mutual and exclusive aggression; (3) to determine whetherExpand
Co-occurrence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depression in Physically Abused Women
Ninety two women presenting for treatment for marital problems and who were physically victimized by their spouses (e.g., pushing, shoving, punching) within the past year participated in this study.Expand
Depressive symptomatology, self-esteem, and self-blame in battered women
Thirty three currently battered women who sought counseling/support services from a Nassau County, New York community agency that provides services to victims of domestic violence participated.Expand
Psychological and Environmental Factors Associated with Partner Violence
This article presents a brief summary of the literature on variables associated with cessation or continuation of partner violence with the aim of generating two conceptual models: psychological andExpand
High School Students’ Responses to Dating Aggression
The purpose of this study was to identify high school students’ actions in response to physical aggression in their dating relationships. The association of these actions with race/ethnicity andExpand
Animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder: face validity
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that develops in a proportion of individuals following a traumatic event. Despite recent advances, ethical limitations associatedExpand
Physical aggression against psychiatric inpatients by family members and partners.
The rate of recent violence against newly admitted psychiatric inpatients by partners and family members was assessed. Sixty-nine patients who had a partner or contact with a family memberExpand
Marital aggression. Impact, injury, and health correlates for husbands and wives.
The overall aim of the current study was to comprehensively evaluate the prevalence, impact, and health correlates of marital aggression in a clinical sample of maritally discordant couples seekingExpand