Predicting wife assault: a critical review and implications for policy and practice.

@article{Hilton2005PredictingWA,
  title={Predicting wife assault: a critical review and implications for policy and practice.},
  author={N Zoe Hilton and Grant T. Harris},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          3-23
        }
}
In this review, the authors examine the research evidence for the prediction of wife assault recidivism, lethal wife assault, and wife assault onset. They also review and present original data on the effect of treatment attendance on wife assault risk. Violence does not always become a stable habit, and variables associated with wife assault onset do not necessarily predict recidivism. General antisociality, psychopathy, substance abuse, and a history of assault and psychological abuse in the… CONTINUE READING
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