Childhood psychological abuse and adult aggression: the mediating role of self-capacities.

  • Brian Allen
  • Published 2011 in Journal of interpersonal violence


The current study examines the utility of self-trauma theory for explaining the long-term impact of childhood psychological abuse on aggression. Specifically, the self-capacities of interpersonal relatedness, identity, and affect regulation are tested as mediators of the impact of psychological abuse on various types of aggression in adulthood. Hierarchical… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0886260510383035


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