Theory for Domestic Violence

In a 3- to 5-page paper, select one of the theories below that you feel best explains why people commit domestic violence. Describe the theory and the work that supports it.

Strongly support the theory with detailed information and at least four examples of specific situations that support the theory. Support for the theory should be from peer-reviewed articles.


1. Family System Theory
2. Perversion Theory
3. Self-Attitude Theory
4. Learned Helplessness Theory
5. Survivor Theory
6. Stress Theory
7. Social Learning Theory
8. Patriarchy Theory
9. Conflict Theory
10. Social Bond Theory