ERIC Number: EJ416090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Men Who Abuse Their Spouses: Social and Psychological Supports.
Davidovich, Jessica R.
Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, v15 n1 p27-44 1990
Explores psychological variables which have been identified as characteristic of males who physically abuse their partners to determine which variables explain acts of violently abusive male who engages in spouse abuse. Presents the psychology of wife abuse from the perspectives of personality, social learning theory, and the psychodynamics. Discusses implications for treatment and avenues for future study. (Author/PVV)
Descriptors: Anger, Assertiveness, Battered Women, Coping, Depression (Psychology), Family Influence, Family Violence, Individual Power, Males, Personal Autonomy, Personality Problems, Personality Theories, Psychological Characteristics, Psychopathology, Security (Psychology), Sex Role, Substance Abuse, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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