Stopping wife abuse via physical aggression couples treatment

Richard E. Heyman, Karin Schlee

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of an empirically tested program for physical aggression: Physical Aggression Couples Treatment (PACT). Although we do not advocate standard “marital therapy” when there is ongoing husband-to-wife interspousal aggression, we present the rationale for, description of, and empirical support for a conjoint treatment approach to wife abuse abatement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntimate Violence
Subtitle of host publicationContemporary Treatment Innovations
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages135-158
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780203049594
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • Physical aggression couples treatment (pact)
  • communication
  • conjoint treatment
  • couples
  • feminist/social learning treatment
  • gender-specific treatment
  • outcome research
  • safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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