Kelly Greene, Peel Children's Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Marion Bogo, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
THE DIFFERENT FACES OF INTIMATE VIOLENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT
Article first published online: 8 JUN 2007
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
Volume 28, Issue 4, pages 455–466, October 2002
How to Cite
Greene, K. and Bogo, M. (2002), THE DIFFERENT FACES OF INTIMATE VIOLENCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 28: 455–466. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2002.tb00370.x
- Issue published online: 8 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 8 JUN 2007
Current research about violence in intimate relationships suggests that at least two qualitatively distinct types of violence exist. This new knowledge challenges the dominant conceptualization of intimate violence as solely a manisfestation of patriarchal male dominance. Following a review of the research and analysis of illustrative clinical examples, a conceptual framework is presented that assists couple therapists in answering three salient questions: What type of violence am I most likely to be working with? How can I assess the differences between types of violence? And how might I proceed with treatment for different types of violence?