Counseling male spouse abusers: characteristics of treatment completers and dropouts.

@article{Hamberger1989CounselingMS,
  title={Counseling male spouse abusers: characteristics of treatment completers and dropouts.},
  author={L. Kevin Hamberger and James E. Hastings},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={1989},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          275-86
        }
}
This article examines differential demographic and personality characteristics of completers (n = 88) and dropouts (n = 68) from a spouse abuse abatement counseling program. Chi-square analyses on categorical data and multivariate analyses of variance on personality test data revealed several predicted findings. In general, treatment dropouts were younger and had lower employment levels than treatment completers. Dropouts also had higher pretreatment levels of police contact than completers for… CONTINUE READING
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