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NCJ Number: 119946 Find in a Library
Title: Gender Differences: Childhood Violence, Anxiety, Stress and Partnership Abuse
Author(s): L Marshall; P Rose
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Family Violence Research Program
Tyler, TX 75701
Sale Source: Family Violence Research Program
Dept of Psychology
University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75701
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Research was conducted to examine abuse in the relationships of 563 college students.
Abstract: Frequencies for each gender expressing or receiving any abusive behavior are depicted and mean differences between the genders on the subjective frequency of occurrence for the behavior are reported. Multiple regression procedures were used to predict the expression or receipt of abuse. Results indicate that different predictors emerged for the genders, depending on whether respondents were the victim or the aggressor. 15 references, 2 tables. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Abusing spouses; Behavior patterns
Index Term(s): Acquaintance rape; Male female offender comparisons; Problem behavior; Student disorders; Victims of violent crime; Violent juvenile offenders
Note: Paper presented at the American Psychological Association, New York, August, 1987.
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