Beyond the Conflict Tactics Scale: Assessing Gender Differences in Partner Violence

@article{Morse1995BeyondTC,
  title={Beyond the Conflict Tactics Scale: Assessing Gender Differences in Partner Violence},
  author={Barbara J. Morse},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1995},
  volume={10},
  pages={251 - 272}
}
  • B. J. Morse
  • Published 1 January 1995
  • Psychology
  • Violence and Victims
Previous studies of partner assault, particularly those using the Conflict Tactics Scales, have produced the controversial finding that women are as likely to assault their partners as are men. Such findings are clearly at odds with medical, legal, and social service agencies which find that women are far more often the victims of partner assault. Self-reported data from a national sample of young adults were used to determine the extent to which this apparent discrepancy could be reconciled… 

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