The socioeconomic impact of interpersonal violence on women.

  title={The socioeconomic impact of interpersonal violence on women.},
  author={Christina A. Byrne and Heidi S. Resnick and Dean G. Kilpatrick and Connie L. Best and Benjamin E Saunders},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={67 3},
Prospective data from a nationally representative sample of women were used to examine 4 objective indexes of social adjustment following direct, interpersonal crime. Household income, marital status, employment, and education level were evaluated as risk factors for and outcomes of victimization. Data were collected in 3 waves at 1-year intervals, and 2,863 women completed all 3 waves. Results indicate that women experience increased risk for victimization when income is below poverty level… CONTINUE READING


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