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Diane Follingstad

Dr Diane R. Follingstad Ph.D. is the Executive Director and Women’s Circle Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women, and a Professor of Clinical and Forensic Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Follingstad is Board Certified as a Forensic Psychologist, and has served as president of the American Board of Forensic Psychology, and as secretary of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Psychology and Law, which awarded her honorary fellow status. Her research has identified numerous challenges in measuring intimate partner violence, particularly psychological aggression and abuse, and has led to more sophisticated measures of this type of IPV.