Killing the Beast within: Woman Battering and Female Suicidality

@article{Stark1995KillingTB,
  title={Killing the Beast within: Woman Battering and Female Suicidality},
  author={E. Stark and A. Flitcraft},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  year={1995},
  volume={25},
  pages={43 - 64}
}
This article explores the importance of woman battering for female suicidality, with special attention to the link among black women. Suicidality has classically been framed with a distinctly male bias. As a result, suicide attempts (a predominantly female event) have been defined as “failed suicides” and the distinctive social context of suicidality among women has been missed. The authors propose that suicidality among battered women is evoked by the “entrapment” women experience when they… Expand
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