Spanish and Latin-American Immigrants Intimate Partner Violence Offenders: Is there a Differential Profile?




intimate partner violence, offenders, latin american immigrants, ecological model


Some studies highlight the role of cultural differences and factors related to immigration with intimate partner violence. The aim of this study was to determine if dif­ferential profile related to IPV between Spanish (n = 400) and Latin American immigrant batterers (n = 117) exist. For this purpose, variables are selected according to the ecological model and were compared between groups using ANOVAs, MANOVAs and Chi-square tests. Re­sults showed significant differences at individual and contextual level between groups. Implications of these differences in preventing IPV through intervention with offenders were discussed.


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Marisol Lila, Universidad de Valencia

Departamento de Psicología Social


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Vargas, V., Lila, M., Catalá-Miñana, A., & Gracia, E. (2017). Spanish and Latin-American Immigrants Intimate Partner Violence Offenders: Is there a Differential Profile?. Acción Psicológica, 14(2), 51–68.



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