Families, Violence, and Abuse

Daniela J. Owen, Lauren Knickerbocker, Richard E. Heyman, Amy M.Smith Slep

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405169943
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010


  • Conflict Tactics Scale Revised
  • Domestic Violence Couple's Treatment (DVCT)
  • Families, violence, and abuse
  • Intervention for partner violence
  • Intimate partner violence (IPV)
  • Partner abuse and child maltreatment and lack of standardized definitions
  • Physical aggression perpetration-higher among Blacks and Hispanics
  • Resilience and protective factors
  • Treatment-focusing on anger management
  • Violence in family of origin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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Owen, D. J., Knickerbocker, L., Heyman, R. E., & Slep, A. M. S. (2010). Families, Violence, and Abuse. In The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology (pp. 729-741). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444310238.ch52