Partner violence, social support, and distress among inner-city African American women.

  • Thompson M
  • Kaslow N
  • 1


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


    Citations of this article.


Examines the role of social support in the partner violence-distress relation among African American women seeking medical care in the United States. Need for service providers to screen for partner violence in nontraditional sites; Main effects of partner violence on distress; Impact of low levels of social support on the increasing distress among battered women.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Abused wives -- Services for
  • African American women
  • Social networks
  • United States

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


  • Martie P Thompson

  • Nadine J Kaslow

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free