Personality Profiles of Women and Men Arrested for Domestic Violence

  title={Personality Profiles of Women and Men Arrested for Domestic Violence},
  author={Catherine A. Simmons and Peter Lehmann and Norman H. Cobb and Carol R. Fowler},
  journal={Journal of Offender Rehabilitation},
  pages={63 - 81}
Abstract Women arrested for intimate partner violence raise challenges for those working in domestic violence programs. Theoretically, there is no agreement about whether women are aggressive for the same reasons as men or merely victims fighting back in an abusive relationship. Practically, there is very little research to guide treatment of this population. In the current exploratory study, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III) personality profiles of 78 females referred by the… 
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