Application of Attachment Theory to Male Violence Toward Female Intimates

@article{Kesner2004ApplicationOA,
  title={Application of Attachment Theory to Male Violence Toward Female Intimates},
  author={John E. Kesner and T. Julian and P. Mckenry},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={211-228}
}
  • John E. Kesner, T. Julian, P. Mckenry
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Family Violence
  • Ninety one men were interviewed regarding their intimate relationships and childhood experiences. A secondary analysis of an extant data set was conducted to explore the applicability of Bowlby's attachment theory in explaining the etiology of male intimate violence. Various attachment-related variables were hypothesized to be related to male intimate violence. Results of a hierarchical regression analysis indicated that the attachment cluster of variables served as unique predictors of male… CONTINUE READING
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