Battered women: understanding, identification, and assessment. A psychosociocultural perspective, Part 1.

  • Lee Ann Hoff
  • Published 1992 in
    Journal of the American Academy of Nurse…


The clinical implications of research with battered women and their families are discussed using the holistic framework of nursing and anthropology. Moving beyond superficial answers to "Why do battered women stay?," barriers to leaving that stem from the sociocultural roots of violence are examined. Understanding these obstacles and the characteristics of… (More)


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