Leaving An Abusive Partner

@article{Anderson2003LeavingAA,
  title={Leaving An Abusive Partner},
  author={Deborah K. Anderson and D. Saunders},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, & Abuse},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={163 - 191}
}
  • Deborah K. Anderson, D. Saunders
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trauma, Violence, & Abuse
  • Four facets of leaving an abusive relationship are reviewed: (a) factors related to initially leaving an abusive partner; (b) the process of leaving an abusive relationship; (c) the psychological well-being of survivors after leaving; and (d) the predictors of this well-being. The conceptual and methodological limitations of studies in each of these areas are presented. Consistently found predictors of leaving include both material and psychological factors. Because battered women typically… CONTINUE READING
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