Women's responses to battering: a test of the model.

  title={Women's responses to battering: a test of the model.},
  author={Jacquelyn Campbell and Karen L. Soeken},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  volume={22 1},
A volunteer community sample of 141 well-educated, economically heterogeneous, primarily African American (80%), urban battered women was used to test a model of women's responses to battering. The model, based on Orem's theory, was developed previously with an independent sample. The major independent variables were physical and nonphysical abuse, and self-care agency. The outcomes were physical and emotional health. Using structural equation modeling techniques, there was sufficient support… CONTINUE READING


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