National Study: More Men than Women Victims of Intimate Partner Physical Violence, Psychological Aggression Over 40% of victims of severe physical violence are men Bert H. Men were also more often the victim of psychological aggression and control over sexual or reproductive health. et al., 2011, Tables 4.1 and 4.2) 1 This finding contrasts to the earlier National Violence Against Women Survey (Tjaden, P. * SUMMARY: According to a 2010 national survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Justice, in the last 12 months more men than women were victims of intimate partner physical violence and over 40% of severe physical violence was directed at men.There is a significant difference between the NVAWS and NISVS surveys, in the number of victims of physical violence (4,741,000 vs. This is consistent with earlier studies showing that between 19 (Straus and Gelles, 1988, Straus, 1995), between 19 (Catalano , 2005) and between 20 (Truman, 2011, Table 6) violence against women dropped but violence against males stayed steady.(As a point of reference, Statistics Canada (2006, 2011) reports that 45.5% of the victims of present or former spousal violence were men.
(Galdas et al., 2005)(Cook 2009) There has been little research on responses to male victims of intimate partner violence, in part because agencies refuse to fund such research. Police often will fail to respond, ridicule the man or arrest him.
(Cook 2009)(Douglas and Hines, 2011) In 2008 Douglas and Hines conducted the first-ever large-scale national survey of men who sought help for heterosexual physical intimate partner violence.