The Utility of Male Domestic Violence Offender Typologies

@article{Cavanaugh2005TheUO,
  title={The Utility of Male Domestic Violence Offender Typologies},
  author={M. Cavanaugh and R. Gelles},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={155 - 166}
}
  • M. Cavanaugh, R. Gelles
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • The development of empirically based behavioral and psychological typologies provides clear evidence that offenders vary across types. A review and synthesis of the literature reveals three types of batterers common across current typology research—a low, moderate, and high-risk offender. Examination of these types demonstrates that most male offenders do not escalate over time from low to high levels of risk. This observation refutes previous claims regarding a common consensus among… CONTINUE READING
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