Parenting in Battered Women: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Women and Their Children

@article{Levendosky2004ParentingIB,
  title={Parenting in Battered Women: The Effects of Domestic Violence on Women and Their Children},
  author={Alytia Akiko Levendosky and Sandra A Graham-Bermann},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={171-192}
}
This study integrates an ecological perspective and trauma theory in proposing a model of the effects of domestic violence on women's parenting and children's adjustment. One hundred and twenty women and their children between the ages of 7 and 12 participated. Results supported an ecological model of the impact of domestic violence on women and children. The model predicted 40% of the variance in children's adjustment, 8% of parenting style, 43% of maternal psychological functioning, and 23… 

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