Long term stay of battered women with the aggresor: Relevant variables

Authors

  • Enrique Echeburúa Universidad del País Vasco
  • Pedro Javier Amor UNED
  • Paz de Corral Universidad del País Vasco

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.1.2.548

Keywords:

Battered women, stay in abusive relations, decision making

Abstract

This paper examines the main variables related to the stay of battered women with aggressors. The different emotional responses in the victims are also analyzed according to the longitudinal course of domestic violence. Likewise, the maladapted coping strategies used by the victims to survive in this situation are described. The implications of this study for clinical practice and future research in this field are commented upon.

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Author Biographies

Enrique Echeburúa, Universidad del País Vasco

Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamientos Psicológicos. Facultad de Psicología.

Paz de Corral, Universidad del País Vasco

Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamientos Psicológicos. Facultad de Psicología.

How to Cite

Echeburúa, E., Amor, P. J., & de Corral, P. (2012). Long term stay of battered women with the aggresor: Relevant variables. Acción Psicológica, 1(2), 135–150. https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.1.2.548

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Teoría e Investigación [Theory & Research]