Attentional bias towards negative affect stimuli and reactive aggression in male batterers.


Spouse abuse is listed as a V code in DSM-IV-TR and worthy of further clinical investigation, although research has focused predominantly on the victims of family violence rather than the batterers themselves. This study tests the hypotheses that (a) batterers have a neurocognitive bias favoring negative affect (aggressive) stimuli and (b) batterers are… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2008.12.013


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