“Aging Out” of Violence: The Multiple Faces of Intimate Violence Over the Life Span

@article{BandWinterstein2009AgingOO,
  title={“Aging Out” of Violence: The Multiple Faces of Intimate Violence Over the Life Span},
  author={Tova Band-Winterstein and Zvi Eisikovits},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={164 - 180}
}
In this article, we explore how continuous intimate partner violence is experienced in old age and how age and violence interact and change throughout the life span. This is a qualitative study based on a phenomenological perspective focusing on the lived experiences of the elderly who have dwelled in domestic violence most of their lives. The sample consisted of 40 informants. In-depth, semistructured interviews were performed. Content analysis of the interviews yielded four clusters of living… CONTINUE READING

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