Posttraumatic stress disorder and male-perpetrated intimate partner violence.

@article{Bell2009PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder and male-perpetrated intimate partner violence.},
  author={Kathryn M. Bell and Holly K. Orcutt},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={302 5},
  pages={562-4}
}
ALTHOUGH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN POSTTRAUmatic stress disorder (PTSD) and aggression is generally well established within the literature, research investigating the relationship between PTSD and male-perpetrated intimate partner violence (IPV) has only begun to emerge. Preliminary findings suggest a link between trauma exposure, PTSD symptomatology, and maleperpetrated IPV, which may have important clinical implications for batterer intervention programs. To the extent that IPV associated with… CONTINUE READING