Generalized versus Spouse-Specific Anger/Hostility and Men's Violence against Intimates
Boyle, Douglas J., Vivian, Dina, Violence and Victims
The present study examined the extent to which generalized versus spouse-specific anger/hostility was associated with partner violence in 263 men seeking conjoint marital therapy. Clinic men were classified as nonviolent (NV), moderately violent (MV), and severely violent (SV). A community comparison group of relationship-satisfied, nonviolent men (CO) was also included. All clinic men reported higher levels of generalized and spouse-specific anger, spouse-specific aggression/hostility, depressive symptomatology and lower spouse-specific assertiveness than community men. SV men reported higher levels of spouse-specific anger/hostility, relationship discord, depressive symptomatology, and …
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Publication information: Article title: Generalized versus Spouse-Specific Anger/Hostility and Men's Violence against Intimates. Contributors: Boyle, Douglas J. - Author, Vivian, Dina - Author. Journal title: Violence and Victims. Volume: 11. Issue: 4 Publication date: January 1, 1996. Page number: 293+. © Springer Publishing Company 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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