Children of battered women: worries about their mothers.

Journal Article

Children of battered women report a variety of worries about their mothers. In a study of 50 children (ages 10-17 years) from 5 battered women's shelters, children revealed worries about potential hazards and actual health hazards regarding their mothers. Nursing attention to worries provides information about the emotional lives of these children and helps them deal with expressed concerns.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Humphreys, J

Published Date

  • 1991

Published In

  • Pediatric Nursing

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 342 - 345, 354

PubMed ID

  • 1861899