Patterns of Socially Desirable Responding Among Perpetrators and Victims of Wife Assault

@article{Dutton1992PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of Socially Desirable Responding Among Perpetrators and Victims of Wife Assault},
  author={D. Dutton and K. Hemphill},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1992},
  volume={7},
  pages={29 - 39}
}
  • D. Dutton, K. Hemphill
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Violence and Victims
  • Wife assaulters attending a treatment group and women who had just exited an abusive relationship were asked to report on the extent of physical violence and emotional abuse in their relationship. Measures of socially desirable responding (SDR) were administered to both groups. Wife assaulters' self-reports of physical abuse correlated negatively with one SDR measure (the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding) but not another (the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale); emotional abuse… CONTINUE READING

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