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The Battered Woman
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The Battered Woman Syndrome
The third edition of the "Battered Woman Syndrome" integrates new research findings about the Battered Woman Syndrome and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder together with the findings from thirty yearsExpand
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PSYCHOLOGY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AROUND THE WORLD
Psychologists around the world have made contributions in research, clinical assessment, and intervention and prevention of domestic violence. Although each country has unique factors that determineExpand
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Abused Women and Survivor Therapy: A Practical Guide for the Psychotherapist
In this state-of-the-art treatment manual, Lenore E.A. Walker contends that traditional psychotherapies for trauma victims have been insufficient in treating abused women. As the problem of violenceExpand
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Terrifying Love: Why Battered Women Kill and How Society Responds
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Battered women.
  • L. Walker
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health…
  • 21 January 1977
Battering behavior between men and women has been cloaked in a conspiracy of silence for so long that there are many myths that must be destroyed before we can identify the battered woman. TalkingExpand
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Psychology and violence against women.
  • L. Walker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 April 1989
The discipline of psychology has made many contributions to the understanding of the social problem of men's violence against women during the past 15 years by reframing the problem as one of misuseExpand
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Battered Woman Syndrome
  • L. Walker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 November 2006
Abstract:  The construct of Battered Woman Syndrome (BWS) has been conceptualized as a subcategory of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is composed of the following symptoms: (a)Expand
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Battered women and learned helplessness.
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