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  1. Fulltext. Correlates of injury to women with partners enrolled in batterer treatment programs.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study examined correlates of unjury in a cohort of women who were partners of men enrolled in batterer treatment programs.

    Methods

    Cross-sectional data of 670 pairs of battered women and their partners were analzed.

    Prevalence rates of women's self-reports of injury due to their partners'abusive behavior were computed and compared by couples'demographic and behavioral characteristics.

    Results

    Men's use of severe tactics of abuse was the characteristic most significantly associated with injury (odds ratio=9.023,56.55).

    Conclusions

    Our findings under-score the need to botain information on the specific tactics used by couples to settle their disputes during universal screening by practioners.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Femme maltraitée, Partenaire sexuel, Mâle, Abus sexuel, Facteur risque, Homme, Femelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Woman abuse, Sex partner, Male, Sexual abuse, Risk factor, Human, Female

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0000446

    Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 31/05/1999.