Interpersonal violence: expanding the search for long-term sequelae within a sample of battered women.

@article{Weaver1996InterpersonalVE,
  title={Interpersonal violence: expanding the search for long-term sequelae within a sample of battered women.},
  author={Terri L. Weaver and George A. Clum},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={1996},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={783-803}
}
Lifetime sexual and physical victimization histories were examined within a shelter and outpatient sample of battered women (N = 43). Rates of prior victimization were very high with 71% of women reporting a childhood experience of physical abuse and 53% of women reporting a childhood experience of sexual abuse. These experiences were then examined as predictors of intra- and interpersonal functioning. Difficulties with identity development, low self-worth, borderline personality… CONTINUE READING

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