The Validation of the Checklist of Controlling Behaviors (CCB)

  title={The Validation of the Checklist of Controlling Behaviors (CCB)},
  author={Peter Lehmann and Catherine A. Simmons and Vijayan Pillai},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={913 - 933}
The current study addresses the validation of the Checklist of Controlling Behaviors (CCB), an 84-item domestic violence assessment instrument that can be used to address multiple levels of violence and coercive control in violent relationships. Derived from clinical observation and current theories, the CCB makes use of intimate partner violence survivor reports to identify the intensity and frequency of relationship violence. The instrument is divided into 10 subscales including (1) physical… 

A Qualitative Study of Intimate Partner Violence From the Perpetrator’s Perspective

  • R. Ager
  • Psychology
    Journal of interpersonal violence
  • 2018
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DEBRA UMBERSON University of Texas KRISTIN ANDERSON Drew University* JENNIFER GLICK Brown University** ADAM SHAPIRO University of North Florida*** Research on perpetrators of domestic violence