Skip to content
Journal article

Lesbian Intimate Partner Violence: Prevalence and Dynamics

Journal of Lesbian Studies, vol. 6, issue 1 (2002) pp. 121-127

  • 14

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.
  • N/A

    Views

    ScienceDirect users who have downloaded this article.
Sign in to save reference

Abstract

Researchers have been investigating partner violence for more than 20 years, yet there is a discernible absence of research on interpersonal violence among lesbian couples. Three aspects of lesbian battering are reviewed here. First, the incidence rates and distinct forms that lesbian battering might assume are discussed. Next, the dynamics and correlates of lesbian abuse are highlighted. The concluding section focuses on suggestions for intervention.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Gays &amp
  • Human relations
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Lesbian partner violence
  • Lesbianism
  • Partner Abuse
  • Personal relationships
  • Social conditions &amp
  • Society
  • article
  • battering
  • domestic violence
  • interventions
  • intimate partner violence
  • lesbians
  • same-sex domestic violence
  • trends

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • Carolyn West

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below