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 Sheryl L. Meyer and Kathleen O'Leary},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1993},
  volume={8},
  pages={165 - 176}
}
  • Christopher M Murphy, Sheryl L. Meyer, Kathleen O'Leary
  • Published 1993
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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