The Prevalence and Typologies of Controlling Behaviors in a General Population Sample

  title={The Prevalence and Typologies of Controlling Behaviors in a General Population Sample},
  author={Kate Walker and Emma Sleath and Carlo Tramontano},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={NP474 - NP503}
The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and typologies of controlling behaviors within a general population sample. Participants (N = 427) completed the Revised Controlling Behaviors Scale and the Revised Conflict Tactics Scale. Prevalence of perpetration and victimization of controlling behaviors was relatively high, although the frequency and severity of the behaviors was mainly low level. Five clusters were established based on the use of five types of controlling behaviors… 
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