Female Perpetrators of Intimate Abuse

@article{Dutton2005FemalePO,
  title={Female Perpetrators of Intimate Abuse},
  author={Donald G. Dutton and Tonia L. Nicholls and Alicia Spidel},
  journal={Journal of Offender Rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={1 - 31}
}
Abstract A review is made of female intimate abuse. It is concluded that females are as abusive as males in intimate relationships according to survey and epidemiological studies. This is especially so for younger “cohort” community samples followed longitudinally. Predictors of intimate violence with women appear to be similar to those of men; including antisocial criminal records, alcohol abuse, and personality disorders. 

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