The Relationship of Stress, Cognitive Appraisal and Dating Violence

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The purpose of the present study was to test a specific path model. It was hypothesized that the relationship between the impact (amount and valence) of stress and an outcome (expressing violence toward a partner) would be mediated by an individual's cognitive appraisal of stressful events. Multiple regression procedures were used to test the model. Standardized beta coefficients indicated the strength of the relationships among the variables. Significant findings indicated that the strength of specific relationships among the ten variables (impact of events, three types of primary appraisal, four types of secondary appraisal and the expression of threats and acts ... continued below

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Vitanza, Stephanie A. (Stephanie Andrea) August 1991.

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The purpose of the present study was to test a specific path model. It was hypothesized that the relationship between the impact (amount and valence) of stress and an outcome (expressing violence toward a partner) would be mediated by an individual's cognitive appraisal of stressful events. Multiple regression procedures were used to test the model. Standardized beta coefficients indicated the strength of the relationships among the variables. Significant findings indicated that the strength of specific relationships among the ten variables (impact of events, three types of primary appraisal, four types of secondary appraisal and the expression of threats and acts of physical violence toward a partner) differed depending upon subject sex and whether the impact of the events was perceived as positive or negative.

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Vitanza, Stephanie A. (Stephanie Andrea). The Relationship of Stress, Cognitive Appraisal and Dating Violence, thesis, August 1991; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500993/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .