Theories Of Violence And Abuse In Adulthood

Theories Of Violence And Abuse In Adulthood

Present an argument about which theory/theories you believe are best to help explain the occurrence of violence and abuse in adulthood. This model may be represented by one or more theories. If one theory is utilized, be sure to provide a compelling argument as to why you think this one theory is sufficient. If multiple theories (or parts of theories) are utilized, be sure to explain how the theories work together. Provide a critique/limitations of the model as well.

REQUIREMENTS: 4-5 pages double spaced, APA Format (refer to the references listed below)

Abbassi, A., & Aslinia, S. (2010). Family Violence, Trauma and Social Learning Theory Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory & Research, 38(1), 16–27.

Corvo, K., & Johnson, P. (2013). Sharpening Ockham’s Razor: The role of psychopathology and neuropsychopathology in the perpetration of domestic violence Aggression and Violent Behavior18(1), 175–182.

Jasinski, J. L. (2001). Theoretical explanations for violence against women. In C. M. Renzetti, J. L. Edleson & R. K. Bergen (Eds.), Sourcebook on violence against women (pp. 5–21). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Siever, L. J. (2008). Neurobiology of aggression and violence American Journal of Psychiatry, 165(4), 429–442.