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ERIC Number: EJ903390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-0886-2605
Risk Recognition and Intimate Partner Violence
Witte, Tricia H.; Kendra, Rachel
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v25 n12 p2199-2216 Dec 2010
The objective of this study was to determine whether female victims of physical forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) displayed deficits in risk recognition, or the ability to detect danger, in physically violent dating encounters. A total of 182 women watched a video depicting a psychologically and physically aggressive encounter between heterosexual dating partners and made repeated judgments about the interaction. Results from this study provided evidence for the validation of this methodology and found that history of physical forms of IPV was associated with risk recognition ability, such that victims of IPV were less likely to recognize the danger involved in the video vignette compared to nonvictims. Results showed important implications for IPV prevention programs. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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