Family of Origin Violence and MCMI-II Psychopathology, Among Partner Assaultive Men

@article{Murphy1993FamilyOO,
  title={Family of Origin Violence and MCMI-II Psychopathology, Among Partner Assaultive Men},
  author={Christopher M. Murphy and S L Meyer and K. Daniel O'leary},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1993},
  volume={8},
  pages={165 - 176}
}
This study examined associations between family of origin violence, self-reports of psychopathology on the MCMI-II, and current spouse abuse among partner assaultive men. Compared to nonviolent men in discordant (n = 24) and well-adjusted (n = 24) relationships, partner assaultive men (n = 24) were significantly more likely to report childhood histories of physical abuse and physical abuse of the mother in the family of origin. The partner assaultive men also reported significantly higher… 
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