ERIC Number: EJ513124
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Police Referrals to Shelters and Mental Health Treatment: Examining Their Decisions in Domestic Assault Cases.
Finn, Mary A.; Stalans, Loretta J.
Crime and Delinquency, v41 n4 p467-80 Oct 1995
Reports how husband's mental state, antagonism between the disputants, and victim injury affected officers' inferences and referral decisions to battered women shelters and outpatient mental health centers. Officers' age and perceptions of: husband's mental state, wife's credibility, wife's intent, husband's responsibility, and victim injury affected officers' inferences; antagonism didn't. (LKS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "Responding to Violence against Women."