Psychological Distress of Children and Mothers in Domestic Violence Emergency Shelters

@article{Jarvis2005PsychologicalDO,
  title={Psychological Distress of Children and Mothers in Domestic Violence Emergency Shelters},
  author={Kelly L. Jarvis and Erin E. Gordon and Raymond W. Novaco},
  journal={Journal of Family Violence},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={389-402}
}
Abused mothers and their school-aged children who recently entered domestic violence emergency shelters were assessed by individual interview and psychometric measures. Children had positiveviews of the shelter residence. Mothers and children reported high-quality relationships with eachother. Children came from highly violent homes, and the majority had attempted to intervene in theinteradult violence. Hierarchical multiple regressions were conducted on child PTSD symptoms, child behavior… CONTINUE READING