What is it about?

We studied men assessed in a forensic psychiatric hospital. Men with a history of domestic violence (intimate partner violence, IPV) had criminogenic treatment needs. These are risk factors that research has shown to be related to general criminal offending.

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Why is it important?

Treatment programs for men who use domestic violence have typically focused on the domestic relationship rather than looking at the violence as a type of general offending. Our findings support a focus on criminogenic treatment needs, and using the wider research on criminal offending to inform domestic violence treatment.

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This page is a summary of: The Criminogenic and Noncriminogenic Treatment Needs of Intimate Partner Violence Offenders, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, November 2017, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0306624x17740015.
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