Gender Symmetry or Asymmetry in Intimate Partner Victimization? Not an Either/Or Answer

  title={Gender Symmetry or Asymmetry in Intimate Partner Victimization? Not an Either/Or Answer},
  author={Heidi Lary Kar and K. Daniel O’leary},
  journal={Partner Abuse},
  pages={152 - 168}
Gender differences in physical victimization, sexual victimization, injury, fear, and depressive symptoms were assessed in a representative community sample of 453 young couples. The prevalence of any physical victimization experienced by women and men did not differ (29% vs. 30%), but men reported more severe physical victimization than women. No difference in prevalence of overall injury was observed, but more women reported severe injury than men. Almost twice as many women as men reported… 
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