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Antisociality and Intimate Partner Violence: The Facilitating Role of Shame

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Numerous theories classify distinct subtypes of men who perpetrate violence against female partners. These theories contend that a large portion of these men possess antisocial characteristics that may increase risk for violence. Affectively, these men have been found to externalize their emotions, including shame and guilt, and it has been suggested that this process contributes to the perpetration of partner violence. Therefore, this study sought to examine the role of shame and guilt in the association between antisociality and partner violence perpetration (i.e., psychological, physical, and sexual). Based on a sample of 423 undergraduate men, this study found that shame moderated the association between antisociality and partner violence perpetration such that as shame increases, the associations between antisociality and all three types of partner violence perpetration increase. These findings contribute to the theoretical understanding of typological models of partner violence and have clinical implications for batterer intervention programs.
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Keywords: ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER; ANTISOCIALITY AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE; ANTISOCIALITY AND SHAME; SHAME AND AGGRESSION

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 2011

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