Gender differences in partner violence in a birth cohort of 21-year-olds: bridging the gap between clinical and epidemiological approaches.

@article{Magdol1997GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in partner violence in a birth cohort of 21-year-olds: bridging the gap between clinical and epidemiological approaches.},
  author={Lynn Magdol and Terrie E. Moffitt and Anat Caspi and Dianna L. Newman and Jeffrey A. Fagan and P. A. Silva},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={
          68-78
        }
}
This study describes partner violence in a representative sample of young adults. Physical violence perpetration was reported by 37.2% of women and 21.8% of men. Correlates of involvement in severe physical violence differed by gender. Severe physical violence was more strongly associated with unemployment, low educational attainment, few social support resources, polydrug use, antisocial personality disorder symptoms, depression symptoms, and violence toward strangers for men than for women… 

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