Domestic violence between same-gender partners: recent findings and future research.

  title={Domestic violence between same-gender partners: recent findings and future research.},
  author={Joan C McClennen},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  volume={20 2},
Empirical literature about same-gender domestic violence was relatively nonexistent until the past 20 years, and conducting research with this population about a sensitive topic remains a daunting endeavor. Existing studies reveal similarities between opposite-and same-gender domestic violence in prevalence, types of abuse, and various dynamics, as well as dispel myths and establish a theoretical basis on which to conduct future research. Differences are evident in areas such as help-seeking… CONTINUE READING
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