Toward a more comprehensive understanding of violence against impoverished women.

@article{Wenzel2006TowardAM,
  title={Toward a more comprehensive understanding of violence against impoverished women.},
  author={Suzanne L. Wenzel and Joan S. Tucker and Katrin Hambarsoomian and Marc N. Elliott},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={820-39}
}
Research and knowledge of violence against impoverished women continues to be limited. To achieve a more comprehensive understanding of violence against impoverished women and therefore inform prevention and intervention efforts for this population, the authors report on recent (past 6 months) physical, sexual, and psychological violence among 898 women who were randomly sampled from temporary shelter settings (n = 460) and low-income housing (n = 438) in Los Angeles County. Women experienced… CONTINUE READING

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