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ERIC Number: EJ916563
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0886-2605
Threats and Acts of Intimate Partner Violence Reported by Users at Norwegian Women's Shelters
Alsaker, Kjersti; Kristoffersen, Kjell; Moen, Bente E.; Baste, Valborg
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v26 n5 p950-970 Mar 2011
Women (n = 87) at women's shelters in Norway, a country of high welfare and gender equality, reported a multitude of severe threats and actual acts of physical, sexual and psychological violence. An individual threatening to kill his partner represented a significant increased risk for experiencing serious acts of violence, especially when the threats were repeated. A self-administered questionnaire was sent to all the women's shelters. Experiences of violence were measured by The Severity of Violence against Women Scale (SVAWS) and the Psychological Maltreatment of Women Index (PMWI). (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Norway