Psychological abuse perpetration in college dating relationships

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100 Table 6 Correlations between components of the Abusive Personality and the PMI subscales, and the violence subscale of the CTS (p-values are in parentheses)....................................................................................................

101 Table 7 Correlations between attachment styles and components of the Abusive Personality and the PMI subscales, and the violence subscale of the CTS (p-values are in parentheses) ...........................................................

97 Table 3 Percentage of women who reported perpetrating and being victimized by each item on the violence subscale of the CTS...........................................

98 Table 4 Agreement between women and men on whether psychological and physical abuse had occurred in their relationship. 99 Table 5 Correlations between social desirability and measures of abuse perpetration and victimization (p-values are in parentheses) ........................

86 Summary...................................................................................................................... 89 Future considerations and limitations ...................................................................... 90 REFERENCES.............................................................................................................. 106 APPENDIX A................................................................................................................ 124 APPENDIX B ................................................................................................................ 127 APPENDIX C................................................................................................................ 150 vi LIST OF TABLES Table 1 Means, standard deviations (SD) and ranges for women’s scores on all scales and subscales used in the current study.................................................

94 Table 2 Rates of psychological and physical abuse perpetration and victimization reported by women and men......................................................

68 DISCUSSION .................................................................................................................. 71 Incidence rates............................................................................................................. 71 The Abusive Personality and intimate abusiveness .................................................

This is the first study with either sex to examine all elements of the Abusive Personality simultaneously using structural equation modeling.

Consistent with the proposed model, recalled parental rejection demonstrated a relationship with BPO, trauma symptoms, and fearful attachment.

The current study adds to the available literature on female- perpetrated intimate abuse by examining Dutton’s (2007) theory of the Abusive Personality in a sample of 914 women who had been involved in dating relationships.

Also consistent with the model, trauma symptoms demonstrated a relationship with anger, and BPO demonstrated strong relationships with trauma iii symptoms, fearful attachment, and anger.

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The current study adds to the available literature on female-perpetrated intimate abuse by examining Dutton’s (2007) theory of the Abusive Personality in a sample of 914 women who had been involved in dating relationships.