Female harassment after ending a relationship: A preliminary study

  title={Female harassment after ending a relationship: A preliminary study},
  author={Leonard A. Jason and Arnold Reichler and Judity Easton and Angela M. Neal and Midge Wilson},
  journal={Alternative Lifestyles},
While dramatic instances of male aggression directed toward women, such as rape and wife battering, have been frequently studied, a more subtle form of male aggression—female harassment—has been investigated less often. In the present study, 50 women who had terminated relationships with males and then were harassed were interviewed. In general, the harassment lasted for about a year, and episodes which occurred on a daily basis consisted of calls, letters, visits to home or work, being… 

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