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Intimate partner violence: Beliefs and psychological predictors of intentions to intervene among the Swedish general public

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Title: Intimate partner violence: Beliefs and psychological predictors of intentions to intervene among the Swedish general public
Authors: Alfredsson, Helen
Issue Date: 6-May-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Alfredsson H et al. Beliefs about intimate partner violence: A survey of the Swedish general public. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 2014;57: 57-64.

II. Alfredsson et al. Motivational and cognitive predictors of the propensity to intervene against intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2014; 29: 1877-1893.

Date of Defence: 2016-05-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 maj 2008, kl. 10.00, Föreläsningssal 1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: public perception
intimate partner violence
propensity to intervene
social and personal norms
Abstract: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is considered a global public health issue. Most people disapprove of partner-related abuse, yet are disinclined to personally intervene in order to stop the violence. Public interventions are important for the prevention of IPV, but little is known concerning psychological antecedents of public intentions to intervene. The aim of this thesis was to explore beliefs concerning IPV (Study I), to examine the psychological predictors of propensity to intervene against... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9837-3
ISSN: 1101-718X
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