Experiences of Violence in the Lives of the Female Participants in an Abuse Prevention Program
Violence against women is a major social and public health concern. This study describes several forms of violence experienced. from childhood through early adulthood, by a sample of 34 pregnant and/or parenting females. Specifically, this study attempts to draw out connections between the multiple and at times, overlapping forms of violence and abuse experienced. This study also describes how multiple experiences of violence and abuse impacted the participant's self-esteem, their relationships with significant others, and the protective factors they associated with survival.
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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
College of Health and Public Affairs
Dissertations, Academic -- Health and Public Affairs; Health and Public Affairs -- Dissertations, Academic; Abused women; Women -- Violence against
Length of Campus-only Access
Honors in the Major Thesis
Mann, Mary, "Experiences of Violence in the Lives of the Female Participants in an Abuse Prevention Program" (2003). HIM 1990-2015. 360.