Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners : An Updated Annotated Bibliography

  title={Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners : An Updated Annotated Bibliography},
  author={Martin S. Fiebert},
This annotated bibliography describes 343 scholarly investigations (270 empirical studies and 73 reviews) demonstrating that women are as physically aggressive as men (or more) in their relationships with their spouses or opposite-sex partners. The aggregate sample size in the reviewed studies exceeds 440,850 people. Ackard, D. M., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2002). Date violence and date rape among adolescents: associations with disordered eating behaviors and psychological health. Child Abuse… CONTINUE READING


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The multiple forms of aggressiveness between marital partners: how do we identify them? Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 13, 77–84

G. Margolin
(A paid volunteer sample of 103 couples completed the Conflict Tactics Scale. It was found that husbands and wives perpetrated similar amounts of violence. Specifically, the incidence of violence, as reported by either spouse was: • 1987
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Victims and aggressors in marital violence

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The relationship between courtship violence and sexual aggression in college students

K. A. Ryan
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Women against men: An examination of domestic violence based on an analysis of official data and national victimization data

M. McLeod
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Women ' s Violence Toward Men Is a Serious Social Problem

Richard J. Gelles, Donileen R. Loseke
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