An examination of general aggression and intimate partner violence in women with posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Kirby2012AnEO,
  title={An examination of general aggression and intimate partner violence in women with posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Angela C Kirby and Jean C. Beckham and Patrick S. Calhoun and Sushma T Roberts and Casey T. Taft and Eric B Elbogen and Michelle F. Dennis},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={777-92}
}
Research has documented significant relationships between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), aggression, and intimate partner violence (IPV). Most of these studies have focused on men and measured violence by self-report. This study examined (a) the association between PTSD and general aggression among women, (b) the association between IPV and PTSD among married and/or cohabitating couples, and (c) the concordance between self and collateral reports of IPV. One hundred twenty participants… CONTINUE READING
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