A qualitative analysis of college women's leaving processes in abusive relationships.

@article{Edwards2012AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of college women's leaving processes in abusive relationships.},
  author={Katie M. Edwards and Megan J. Murphy and Erin C Tansill and Christina Myrick and Danielle R. Probst and Rebecca Corsa and Christine A. Gidycz},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={204-10}
}
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the process of leaving an abusive dating relationship utilizing a qualitative design. METHODS Participants included 123 college women in abusive dating relationships who participated at the beginning and end of a 10-week academic quarter. RESULTS Qualitative content analyses were used to analyze the transcribed responses to an open-ended question about women's leaving processes over the interim period. A variety of categories and themes emerged for women in… CONTINUE READING