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1997

Augsburg University

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Loss And Grief Measurement Tool For Battered Women, Sherrie A. Eisele Apr 1997

Loss And Grief Measurement Tool For Battered Women, Sherrie A. Eisele

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Research has focused on battered women's safety needs which are supportive of women leaving their abusive partners. Despite the established intervention techniques and the availability of concrete support services, a high percentage of women will remain in or return to violent homes. A gap in research surrounds the emotional attachments and the lack of intrapersonal support for battered women, which would provide them with a process to heal from the abuse. Through an exploratory method, this study designed an easy-to-use measurement tool to assess the loss and grief battered women experience. Qualitative interviews were conducted of practitioners in the ...