Everyday sexism and posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a correlational study.

@article{Berg2006EverydaySA,
  title={Everyday sexism and posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a correlational study.},
  author={Susan H Berg},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={970-88}
}
This study examined the correlations between everyday (nonviolent) sexism and the development of trauma symptoms in women. A total of 382 women completed a subjective measurement of the experience of sexism, a checklist of gender-based stressors (including acts of violence), a measurement of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and a demographic questionnaire. Results indicated a moderately strong relationship between the experience of everyday sexism and PTSD. A stepwise multiple regression… CONTINUE READING
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