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Insecure Attachment, Maladaptive Personality Traits, and the Perpetration of In-Person and Cyber Psychological Abuse

Bui, Nghi; Pasalich, Dave


Although past findings show that insecure attachment and maladaptive personality traits confer risk for perpetrating intimate partner violence (IPV), little is known about how these factors may underpin psychological abuse (PA) committed in-person and via technology. This study examined whether borderline personality disorder (BPD) traits and psychopathic traits account for indirect effects of insecure attachment on the perpetration of face-to-face and cyber PA. Participants included a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Interpersonal Violence
DOI: 10.1177/0886260518760332
Access Rights: Open Access


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