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The Validity of Risk Assessments for Intimate Partner violence: A Meta-Analysis

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Published Date
July, 2007

This meta-analysis reviews the predictive accuracy of different approaches and tools that are used to assess the risk of recidivism for male spousal assault offenders. In total, 18 studies were found that examined the relationship between an initial assessment of risk and subsequent spousal assault or general violent recidivism.