An evaluation of multi-faceted program: intervention with violent spouses
Une évaluation de programme à multiples facettes: l'intervention auprès des conjoints violents

F Ouellet, J Lindsay, M C Saint-Jacques
1994 Santé mentale au Québec  
This article presents the results obtained from a study on the efficiency of a treatment program aimed at violent spouses. More particularly, three dimensions are evaluated, namely the program's effect on the incidence of violent behaviour (physical, verbal, psychological and sexual), on the participant's attitude toward the roles of men and women, as well as on the self-esteem of participants. Data on the violent behaviour of men was collected from them and from their spouses. The study
more » ... that the program tends to reduce all forms of violence and that its maximum efficiency is mostly noticed in the period following the program. On a different note, the program is less efficient when basing results on women's declarations than on men's. Finally, the program's efficiency varies according to the form of violence observed.
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