Family Research Laboratory, University of New Hampshire

Contact Information:

Denise Hines
Clark University

Emily Douglas
Bridgewater State College

NICHD has funded study of men who experienced physical aggression from their girlfriends, wives, or female partners. The study is intended to provide information that can help male victims cope with their situation and information that can provide a basis for programs that will reduce the occurrence of this type of partner violence.

The principle investigators are Denise Hines of Clark University ( and
Emily Douglas of Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts (


"Researchers at Clark University and Bridgewater State University are conducting a study on men who experienced aggression from their girlfriends, wives, or female partners. If you are a man between the ages of 18-59 and have experienced aggression from a female partner at some point during your life, you may be eligible to participate in this study. We invite you to follow this link to the study webpage  where you can complete an Internet survey about your experiences. The survey takes about 20-30 minutes to complete, is under the direction of Denise A. Hines, Ph.D., Clark University, and is being funded by the National Institutes of Health.  Participation is completely voluntary and you can withdraw your participation at any time."