Domestic violence and aggression. Focus on male victims, psychological abuse and controlling behaviour, Dr Liz Bates
Dr Elizabeth Bates is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Cumbria. Her PhD focused on exploring the personality and psychopathological predictors of men’s and women’s partner violence. Her post-doctoral work has focused on exploring the experience of male victims and she has published papers on their experience of physical and psychological abuse, barriers to help-seeking, post-separation abuse and the impact on children of living in an abusive home. Dr Bats is a trustee of the ManKind Initiative a UK charity supporting male victims of domestic violence, and is also Chair of the BPS Male Psychology Section. She is currently organising the first in person conference of the BPS Male Psychology Section which is on 20th and 20th June. Naomi Murphy is a keynote speaker. See the programme here.