Computer-based prevention of intimate partner violence in marriage.

  title={Computer-based prevention of intimate partner violence in marriage.},
  author={Scott R Braithwaite and Frank D. Fincham},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
OBJECTIVE Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a common, costly societal problem. Interventions designed to reduce IPV recidivism have had limited success but primary prevention efforts are likely to be more effective in reducing the occurrence of IPV. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a computer-based preventive intervention (ePREP) on IPV in a sample of married, community couples. METHOD We employed a randomized clinical trial design comparing ePREP to an active placebo… CONTINUE READING