Attitude Around Prosecution Of Mothers Who Are Domestic Violence Victims is a single-item measure that captures the participant's belief that mothers should be prosecuted for exposing their children to domestic violence (prosecution of mothers).
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
1. Battered women who expose their children to domestic violence should be prosecuted criminally.
4-point Likert scale
Strongly disagree - 0
Strongly agree - 3
Policastro, C., & Payne, B. K. (2013). The Blameworthy Victim: Domestic Violence Myths and the Criminalization of Victimhood. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 22(4), 329-347. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2013.775985
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