Adaptation as a mediator of intimate abuse and traumatic stress in battered women.

@article{Woods2001AdaptationAA,
  title={Adaptation as a mediator of intimate abuse and traumatic stress in battered women.},
  author={Stephanie J Woods and Marjorie A Isenberg},
  journal={Nursing science quarterly},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={215-21}
}
The purpose of this research was to test one aspect of a proposed middle-range theory synthesized from the Roy adaptation model and linked with the framework of post-traumatic stress. A predictive-correlational design was used to examine adaptation as a mediator of traumatic stress in battered women. Analysis included regression and path analytic procedures. Results indicated (a) direct relationships between the focal stimuli of abuse and the response of post-traumatic stress disorder and (b… CONTINUE READING