Predictors of Dating Violence: A Multivariate Analysis

  title={Predictors of Dating Violence: A Multivariate Analysis},
  author={Jamila Bookwala and Irene Hanson Frieze and Christine Smith and Kathryn Ryan},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={297 - 311}
A multivariate approach was used to determine the pattern of predictors associated with engaging in dating violence. Predictors were selected whose relationship to dating violence has been established by earlier research: attitudes toward violence, sex-role attitudes, romantic jealousy, general levels of interpersonal aggression, verbal aggression, and verbal and physical aggression received from one’s partner. Participants included 305 introductory psychology student volunteers (227 females… 

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