Victim and Perpetrator Shifts in Emotion and Justice
Poster Session III - Board: III-069
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
This study assesses victim and perpetrator responses to offenses that were either forgiven or not forgiven. Results show that both victims and perpetrators demonstrate significant shifts in their feelings towards one another. Differences are partially explained by the importance placed on restoring the relationship.