Center Publication Identified as Significant Contributor in the Study of Behavior Disorders
Psychology Progress, a Canadian establishment dedicated to promoting the international field of Psychology, recently named the Center publication, Lethal and other serious assaults: Disentangling gender and context, as a key research article in the study of behavior disorders. The article highlights key findings from a study conducted by Center Director Carol E. Jordan (principal investigator), James Clark from the College of Social Work, Richard Charnigo from the College of Public Health; and Adam Pritchard from the University of South Florida. The study aimed to better understand the complexities surrounding battered women who kill or seriously assault a violent partner.
The article appeared in the May 2012 issue of the journal Crime & Delinquency. The article abstract can be found at Psychology Progress; a link to the full text article is included.