|Self-blame, coping, perceived control and psychological symptoms in child sex offenders and batterers
||Psychological variables associated with higher risk for abuse perpetration in known sex
offenders and batterers include emotional status, impaired coping, low self-blame and low
perceived control. Research suggests that these variables could contri...
|Vulnerability to childhood depression : race and age differences
||This study examined race and age differences in children’svulnerability to
depression, negative life events, and negative attributional styles to explain these events..
The relationship between parent-child depression and explanatory styles was als...
|Psychological variables in battered women's stay/leave decisions : risk-taking perceived control, and optimistic bias
||An experiment was conducted to assess the roles that risk-taking behavior, perceived
control, optimistic bias, and intermittent relationship reinforcement play in determining
the likelihood that a victim will return to or remain with her abuser. Su...