Emotional consequences of victimization and discrimination in "special populations" of women.

Journal Article (Review)

The emotional consequences of victimization are believed to be mediated in part by the social context in which the abuse experience occurs. For selected "special populations" of women, subgroup membership is examined as a risk factor for victimization and as a contextual determinant of outcome. Membership in a disadvantaged subgroup can complicate recovery from abuse experiences in several ways. As examples, discrimination and revictimization can impede recovery from victimization.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hamilton, JA

Published Date

  • March 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 35 - 51

PubMed ID

  • 2652112

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2652112

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-3147

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0193-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0193-953x(18)30450-7


  • eng