Intimate partner violence: predictors of recidivism in a sample of arrestees.

@article{Kingsnorth2006IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence: predictors of recidivism in a sample of arrestees.},
  author={Rodney F Kingsnorth},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={917-35}
}
This article seeks to identify the variables that predict intimate partner violence recidivism. Neither prosecutorial actions, such as case rejection or subsequent dismissal, nor judicial imposition of jail terms or placement in a batterer treatment program demonstrated predictive value. Extralegal variables associated with the defendant, such as cohabitation status, marital status, gender, employment, and substance use at the time of the incident, all failed to attain significance. Victim… CONTINUE READING

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