Prof. Rachel Dekel – Male Intimate Partner Violence: Examining the Roles of Childhood Trauma, PTSD Symptoms, and Dominance

Abstract One approach to understanding perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) by men focuses upon their childhood exposure to abuse or neglect as traumatic experiences, which may lead to PTSD symptoms; these symptoms can serve as risk factors for IPV perpetration. Another approach looks at the societal aspects of inequality between men and women as promoting male…

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