Antisocial Traits, Distress Tolerance, and Alcohol Problems as Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence in Men Arrested for Domestic Violence

@article{Brem2018AntisocialTD,
  title={Antisocial Traits, Distress Tolerance, and Alcohol Problems as Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence in Men Arrested for Domestic Violence},
  author={Meagan J. Brem and Autumn Rae Florimbio and Joanna Elmquist and Ryan C. Shorey and Gregory L. Stuart},
  journal={Psychology of Violence},
  year={2018},
  volume={8},
  pages={132–139}
}
Objective: Men with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) traits are at an increased risk for consuming alcohol and perpetrating intimate partner violence (IPV). However, previous research has neglected malleable mechanisms potentially responsible for the link between ASPD traits, alcohol problems, and IPV perpetration. Efforts to improve the efficacy of batterer intervention programs (BIPs) would benefit from exploration of such malleable mechanisms. The present study is the 1st to examine… 

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