ERIC Number: EJ264004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-May
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Wife's Marital Dependency and Wife Abuse.
Kalmuss, Debra S.; Straus, Murray A.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v44 n2 p277-86 May 1982
Data from a sample of 2,143 adult men and women were used to explore the relationship between wives' dependency on marriage, and wife abuse. Results indicated that it is economic and not psychological dependency which keeps women in severely abusive marriages. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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