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Investigating Violence and Control Dyadically in a Help-seeking Sample from Mozambique
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Social Sciences.
Eduardo Mondlane Univ, Fac Med, Maputo, Mozambique .
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Health Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5221-9504
2012 (English)In: Scientific World Journal, ISSN 1537-744X, Art. no. 590973- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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A sample of 1442 women attending a Forensic Healthcare Service provided information on their own and their partners' use of controlling behaviors, partner violence, and sexual abuse, as well as their own experiences of childhood abuse. Using Johnson's typology, the relationships were categorized as Nonviolent, Intimate Terrorism, or Situational Couple Violence. Findings suggest that help-seeking women’s experiences of intimate violence may be diverse, with their roles ranging from victim to perpetrator.1. Introduc

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2012. Art. no. 590973- p.
Keyword [en]
adolescent; adult; article; child abuse; domestic violence; female; help seeking behavior; human; Mozambique; partner violence; sexual abuse; violence
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-15836DOI: 10.1100/2012/590973ISI: 000307066800001ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84862319322OAI: diva2:489080
Available from: 2012-05-24 Created: 2012-02-02 Last updated: 2015-07-01Bibliographically approved

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