Types, frequency, and effectiveness of responses to unwanted pursuit and stalking.

@article{Dutton2011TypesFA,
  title={Types, frequency, and effectiveness of responses to unwanted pursuit and stalking.},
  author={Leila B. Dutton and Barbara A. Winstead},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={1129-56}
}
This study investigated the types, frequency, and effectiveness of responses to unwanted pursuit (UP) and stalking after relationship termination. Participants included female and male college students who were either pursued by a former partner or who pursued an ex-partner. Factor analyses of targets' responses to pursuit yielded four factors, similar to Cupach and Spitzberg's (2004) proposed response types. Targets reported engaging in Avoidance/ Minimization and Support-Seeking responses… CONTINUE READING

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