Psychologists’ Judgments of Psychologically Aggressive Actions When Perpetrated by a Husband Versus a Wife

  title={Psychologists’ Judgments of Psychologically Aggressive Actions When Perpetrated by a Husband Versus a Wife},
  author={Diane R. Follingstad and Dana Dehart and Eric P. Green},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={435 - 452}
Research literature suggests that clinical judgments of men’s versus women’s behavior and symptoms typically rate the men as more pathological and dangerous. To determine whether this view would extend to assessments of psychologically aggressive actions, two separate versions of a survey listing potentially psychologically abusive behaviors perpetrated by either a wife toward her husband or the identical actions perpetrated by a husband toward his wife were sent to a nationwide sampling of… 
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