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Risk Factors for Physical Violence Between Dating Partners: Implications for Gender-Inclusive Prevention and Treatment of Family Violence

@inproceedings{Medeiros2006RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Physical Violence Between Dating Partners: Implications for Gender-Inclusive Prevention and Treatment of Family Violence},
  author={R. Medeiros and M. Straus},
  year={2006}
}
  • R. Medeiros, M. Straus
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • A sometimes bitter debate has waged for more than 25 years over research indicating that women physically assault their male partners at about the same rate as men physically attack female partners. Yet the evidence from almost 200 studies is overwhelming (Archer, 2000; Moffitt et al., 2001; Straus, 1999, 2005b). In recent years, the focus of the debate has shifted somewhat. Although still denying the overwhelming evidence of approximately equal rates of assault by men and women, those who… CONTINUE READING
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