Stalking. Part I: An overview of the problem.

@article{Abrams1998StalkingPI,
  title={Stalking. Part I: An overview of the problem.},
  author={Karen Michele Abrams and Gail Erlick Robinson},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={473-6}
}
OBJECTIVE This paper is the first of a 2-part review on the topic of stalking. It outlines the behaviours involved, epidemiology, motivation of offenders, and mental health consequences for the victim. METHOD Computerized literature searches were used to identify relevant papers from psychiatric and legal journals. Publications by victims' and women's organizations provided additional information. RESULTS Up to 1 in 20 women will be stalked during her lifetime. The majority of victims are… CONTINUE READING

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