Attitude Around Termination of Parental Rights for Domestic Violence Victims is a single-item measure that captures the participant's belief that mothers who remain in abusive relationships should have their children taken away from them (termination of parental rights).
Geographies Tested: United States of America
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
1. Battered women should have their children taken away from them if they stay in an abusive relationship.
Strongly disagree - 0
Disagree - 1
Agree - 2
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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