Attachment styles and beliefs about masculinity and femininity were explored in of sample of 732 offenders and 100 control subjects did not abusive group: two theoretical constructs recently being studied in samples of male aggressors, as are explored. The main findings are that there is a predominance of styles of anxious/worried and fearful/disorganized attachment among batterers, and significant differences between aggressors and not abusive in relation to the misogynistic and sexist beliefs about violence and gender were found. However, Chile, compared to other countries, would be in a place of greater tolerance of gender that contradicts research assume the prevalence of machismo as an explanation for intimate partner violence.
|Translated title of the contribution||Adult attachment style and beliefs in relation to masculinity and femininity in men inflicting violence to their partners|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Revista Austral de Ciencias Sociales|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)