Violence in the marital dyad as a predictor of violence in the peer relationships of older adolescents/young adults.

@article{Cantrell1995ViolenceIT,
  title={Violence in the marital dyad as a predictor of violence in the peer relationships of older adolescents/young adults.},
  author={P J Cantrell and Duncan MacIntyre and Kieran J. Sharkey and Vaida Thompson},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={35-41}
}
This study used self-report of older adolescent/young adult children from a general college population to examine if violent parental conflict tactics predict the use of similarly violent tactics in the same-sex and opposite-sex peer relationships of offspring. Conflict Tactics Scale date from 256 subjects indicate that parental violence within the marital dyad is predictive of violence in both same-sex and opposite-sex peer relationships. Surprisingly high frequencies of violence were reported… CONTINUE READING