An ecological model of intimate partner violence perpetration at different levels of severity.

@article{Slep2014AnEM,
  title={An ecological model of intimate partner violence perpetration at different levels of severity.},
  author={Amy M Smith Slep and Heather M. Foran and Richard E. Heyman},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={470-82}
}
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health concern. This study proposed and tested an ecological model of both general and clinically significant (i.e., injurious or fear-evoking) IPV perpetration (IPVPerp). Risk and promotive factors from multiple ecological levels of influence (i.e., individual, family, workplace, community) were hypothesized to be important in the prediction of IPVPerp. Although clinically significant IPVPerp and general IPVPerp were hypothesized to… CONTINUE READING
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