Download e-book for kindle: Treating the Abusive Partner: An Individualized by Christopher M. Murphy PhD, Christopher I. Eckhardt PhD

By Christopher M. Murphy PhD, Christopher I. Eckhardt PhD

ISBN-10: 159385207X

ISBN-13: 9781593852078

Intimate accomplice violence is notoriously tricky to regard, and this promising handbook offers the 1st one-on-one cognitive-behavioral remedy method for this hugely difficult inhabitants. supplied are an easy motive and transparent instructions for imposing the authors' versatile four-phase version, that's grounded in broad study and medical adventure. distinctive case examples illustrate the complexities of conceptualizing person circumstances and dealing with consumers to reinforce motivation for switch, cast off assaultive and perilous behaviors, regulate abuse-maintaining schemas and ideology, construct courting talents, and decrease relapse dangers.

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In one early study, Walker (1984) found that about 60% of battered women reported that they were forced to have sex by their partners. Frieze (1983) reported that about one-third of battered women had experienced forced sex consistent with the legal definition of rape. In subsequent studies, researchers have described two types of sexually aggressive behaviors. The first type, labeled “sexual coercion,” involves efforts to obtain sexual compliance or gratification through behaviors such as verbal pressuring, deception, denigrating comments, or threats 18 TREATING THE ABUSIVE PARTNER to end the relationship.

For some individuals, physically and emotionally abusive behaviors may serve to prevent the immediate threat of partner abandonment or may maintain emotional distance, providing a method for regulating intimate emotions. In the developmental framework, these behaviors are seen as “attachment protest,” whereby angry and coercive expressions serve to elicit a caring response from loved ones. To date, only a handful of studies have investigated the attachment construct with appropriate nonviolent comparison groups.

A second problem related to the first stems from the confusion that exists whenever one tries to assess a construct that is poorly defined, namely that most anger assessment instruments suffer from a variety of psychometric inadequacies (for a review, see Eckhardt, Norlander, & Deffenbacher, 2004), hampering the ability to draw definitive conclusions about the status of anger and hostility as IPV risk factors. Finally, there is a persistent bias against the mere notion of anger as a correlate of IPV among many domestic violence advocates.

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