Abuse During and Before Pregnancy: Prevalence and Cultural Correlates

@article{Torres2000AbuseDA,
  title={Abuse During and Before Pregnancy: Prevalence and Cultural Correlates},
  author={S Torres and J. C. Campbell and D Campbell and J Ryan and Christopher King and P Price and Rebecca Y. Stallings and Sandra Costa Fuchs and M Laude},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={2000},
  volume={15},
  pages={303 - 321}
}
This study examined the prevalence of abuse during pregnancy and the influence of cultural norms and acculturation on abuse in 1,004 Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, Central American, African American and Anglo American women. Women were recruited from consecutive delivery logs in general community hospitals in Florida and Massachusetts. The Index of Spouse Abuse and the Abuse Assessment Screen ascertained history of adult physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, abuse during… Expand
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