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Battered Women and Their Children

Battered Women and Their Children Chapter 4 Battered Women and Their Cbildren CONTENTS Overview of Red on Battering Women's Responses to Battering Physicd Response Psychulagic Responses Behavioral Respmes Ba- During Pmgnmcy Children of Abused Women Homicide Sexual Abuse Batted Women in the Health Care System Emergency Depa~mems Orhr Health Care Settings Attitude Studies Summary and Future Directions The b- of women has been recognized as a serious social and health problem. Nursing resemh has addsd a unique perspective to knowledge deve1opment in the field of woman abuse. Literature in &her discipW has been concentrated on either cmsatiw or psychologic problems from abuse. Nurse researchers have been mom concmed with responses to and character- istics of woman abuse. In addition to the emotional and khavimal reactions usually studied, nurse investigators have included physical injury and physic a1 responses in their research on woman abuse. This review is limited to data-based inquiries relatad to physical, semal, or emotional abuse of female partners and the effects of that abuse on thek children. Studies published in nursing journals or studies in violence-related interdisciplinary journals conducted by authors who identify themselves as nurses were included. A MEDLlNE search from 1970 to 1990 was conducted and the Cwnulcaive Index to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

Battered Women and Their Children

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Springer Publishing
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0739-6686
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1944-4028
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10.1891/0739-6686.10.1.77
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Abstract

Chapter 4 Battered Women and Their Cbildren CONTENTS Overview of Red on Battering Women's Responses to Battering Physicd Response Psychulagic Responses Behavioral Respmes Ba- During Pmgnmcy Children of Abused Women Homicide Sexual Abuse Batted Women in the Health Care System Emergency Depa~mems Orhr Health Care Settings Attitude Studies Summary and Future Directions The b- of women has been recognized as a serious social and health problem. Nursing resemh has addsd a unique perspective to knowledge deve1opment in the field of woman abuse. Literature in &her discipW has been concentrated on either cmsatiw or psychologic problems from abuse. Nurse researchers have been mom concmed with responses to and character- istics of woman abuse. In addition to the emotional and khavimal reactions usually studied, nurse investigators have included physical injury and physic a1 responses in their research on woman abuse. This review is limited to data-based inquiries relatad to physical, semal, or emotional abuse of female partners and the effects of that abuse on thek children. Studies published in nursing journals or studies in violence-related interdisciplinary journals conducted by authors who identify themselves as nurses were included. A MEDLlNE search from 1970 to 1990 was conducted and the Cwnulcaive Index to

Journal

Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1992

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