Cognitive behavioural therapy for men who physically abuse their female partner.

  title={Cognitive behavioural therapy for men who physically abuse their female partner.},
  author={Geir Smedslund and Therese K Dalsb{\o} and Asbj{\o}rn Steiro and Aina Winsvold and Jocelyne Clench-Aas},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND In national surveys between 10 % and 34 % of women have reported being physically assaulted by an intimate male partner. [] Key MethodSEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register (CENTRAL), C2-SPECTR, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, ERIC, Care Data/Social Care Online, Sociological Abstracts, Criminal Justice Abstracts, Bibliography of Nordic Criminology (all to late 2006), and SIGLE to 2003.

Cognitive behavioural group therapy for male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: a systematic review

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Psychological therapies for women who experience intimate partner violence.

The effectiveness of psychological therapies for women who experience IPV on the primary outcomes of depression, self-efficacy and an indicator of harm (dropouts) at six- to 12-months' follow-up, and on secondary outcomes of other mental health symptoms, anxiety, quality of life, re-exposure to IPV, safety planning and behaviours, use of healthcare and IPV services, and social support is assessed.

Interventions to reduce intimate partner violence perpetration among people with substance use disorders

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Cognitive–behaviour group therapy for men voluntary seeking help for intimate partner violence

The results indicate that that the group treatment had an effect in itself beyond the wish and intention from the men to reduce their partner violence.

The efficacy of cognitive behavioural therapy and advocacy interventions for women who have experienced intimate partner violence: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Both advocacy and CBT interventions reduced physical and psychological IPV but not sexual or any IPV.

Interventions directed at men for preventing intimate partner violence: a systematic review protocol

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Changes in Violence and Clinical Distress Among Men in Individual Psychotherapy for Violence Against Their Female Partner: An Explorative Study

The findings suggest that individual psychotherapy may be a promising and worthwhile intervention for intimate partner violence and more elaborate designs are needed to identify the core mechanisms of psychotherapy for violence, and to corroborate results with higher levels of evidence.

The Effect of Biofeedback on Intimate Partner Violence: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

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Physicians' Experiences with Male Patients Who Perpetrate Intimate Partner Violence

Family medicine physicians in this sample reported feeling underprepared to serve patients whom they know are perpetrators of IPV, particularly if they are also providing care to the victim.



Feminist-Cognitive-Behavioral and Process-Psychodynamic Treatments for Men Who Batter: Interaction of Abuser Traits and Treatment Models

At a community-based domestic violence program, 218 men with a history of partner abuse were randomly assigned to either feminist-cognitive-behavioral or process-psychodynamic group treatments, and men with dependent personalities and those with antisocial traits had better outcomes in the cognitive- behavioral groups.

A cognitive behavioral therapy for alcohol-dependent domestic violence offenders: an integrated substance abuse-domestic violence treatment approach (SADV).

The promise of the SADV group therapy approach for alcohol-dependent males with a history of IPV who present for substance abuse treatment is suggested.

Intimate partner violence: prevalence, types, and chronicity in adult women.

Skills training for aggression control: Evaluation of an anger management programme for violent offenders

Purpose. In Western Australia approximately 450 violent offenders per year are referred to a cognitive-behavioural anger management programme (Skills Training for Aggression Control; STAC). Efficacy

The Effects of Group Treatment for Men Who Batter: An 18-Month Follow-Up Study

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Partner Assaultive Men and the Stages and Processes of Change

Researchers have recently suggested that the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change (TTM; Prochaska, J. O. DiClemente, C. C., and Norcross, J. C., 1992, Am. Psychol. 47: 1102–1114) might help in