The Impact of Child Abuse History, PTSD Symptoms, and Anger Arousal on Dating Violence Perpetration Among College Women

@article{Kendra2012TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Child Abuse History, PTSD Symptoms, and Anger Arousal on Dating Violence Perpetration Among College Women},
  author={Rachel Lynn Kendra and Kathryn M. Bell and Jennifer M. Guimond},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={165-175}
}
Preliminary research suggests that child abuse is indirectly associated with female-perpetrated intimate partner violence via posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and anger. To date, however, no known studies have investigated these relationships for physical and psychological dating violence within a female college sample. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to examine the impact of child abuse history, PTSD symptoms, and anger arousal on female-perpetrated physical and… CONTINUE READING