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Dr Elizabeth Bates tells us what can trigger domestic abuse and shares her recommendations to help victims of domestic abuse.
It comes after she released a report suggesting that women are more aggressive than men in relationships.
She believes that the topic of domestic abuse towards men should be taken more seriously.
A report by Dr Elizabeth Banks suggests that women are more aggressive and controlling in relationships than men.
Below she explains about many misconceptions there are about domestic abuse towards males:
A lecturer from the University of Cumbria has conducted research on aggression. She found that in her study, women were more aggressive than men in relationships.
Unlike some, she is not surprised by her findings:
A report, by Dr Elizabath Bates from the University of Cumbria, suggests that women are more aggressive than men in relationships.
A questionnaire was given to 1104 students and asked about physical aggression and controlling behaviours to partners and same-sex others, including friends.
She found that women were more likely to be physically aggressive to their partners than men and men are more likely to be physically aggressive to other men. It was also found that women display more controlling behaviour than males.
This suggests that more work may need to be done to reduce violence towards men. It further suggests that more research into the causes of aggression towards a partner is needed.
A lecturer at the University of Cumbria has written a controversial report suggesting that women are more aggressive than men in relationships.
Dr Elizabeth Bates published findings based on interviews with more than a thousand students and says she hopes her study raises the issue of domestic violence against men and sees it taken more seriously.
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