Intergenerational transmission of relationship aggression: a prospective longitudinal study.

  title={Intergenerational transmission of relationship aggression: a prospective longitudinal study.},
  author={Ming Cui and Jared A. Durtschi and M. Brent Donnellan and Frederick O. Lorenz and Rand D. Conger},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  volume={24 6},
The present study examined whether physical and verbal aggression in the family of origin were associated with similar patterns of aggression in young adult couples. Hypotheses were tested using a sample of 213 focal individuals who were followed from adolescence to adulthood. Results suggested that aggression in the family when focal participants were adolescents predicted aggression with romantic partners when participants were adults. The association between interparental aggression and… CONTINUE READING

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