Correlates of intimate partner violence among male alcoholic patients.

  title={Correlates of intimate partner violence among male alcoholic patients.},
  author={Christopher M. Murphy and Timothy J. O'Farrell and William Fals-Stewart and Michael Feehan},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={69 3},
Male-to-female partner violence was investigated in heterosexual couples with an alcoholic male partner. Partner violent (PV) alcoholic patients (n = 183), when compared with nonviolent (NV) alcoholic patients (n = 120), had more antisocial personality characteristics, greater alcohol problem severity, greater use of other drugs, higher relationship distress, and stronger beliefs in the link between alcohol consumption and relationship problems. Demographic factors did not account for these PV… CONTINUE READING