Rates of Bidirectional Versus Unidirectional Intimate Partner Violence Across Samples, Sexual Orientations, and Race/Ethnicities: A Comprehensive Review

@article{LanghinrichsenRohling2012RatesOB,
  title={Rates of Bidirectional Versus Unidirectional Intimate Partner Violence Across Samples, Sexual Orientations, and Race/Ethnicities: A Comprehensive Review},
  author={Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling and Tiffany A. Misra and Candice N Selwyn and Martin L. Rohling},
  journal={Partner Abuse},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={199 - 230}
}
One hotly debated topic within the field of intimate partner violence (IPV) is the degree to which IPV can be understood as primarily a unidirectional versus bidirectional phenomena; this topic forms a key component of the gender symmetry versus asymmetry of domestic violence debate. Resolution of this controversy has important prevention and intervention implications. In the current study, a comprehensive review of the literature was conducted, and 48 studies that reported rates of… 

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