Month: May 2020

The Causal Chains of Partner Violence

15.5.2020 – No specific personality trait makes someone a violent person, just like no stand-alone event can guarantee someone will respond in a violent manner. Partner violence is an intricate interplay between both differences in individual factors, as well as in situations experienced. Nevertheless, by studying specific instances through methods such as event sampling, underlying patterns can be uncovered. Learning from such individual cases, can, in general, help us to provide individuals at risk with the tools necessary to recognize, and hopefully prevent, future potentially violent situations from escalating.

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