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Development of the Scale of Economic Abuse.

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dc.contributor.author Adams, Adrienne
dc.contributor.author Sullivan, Cris
dc.contributor.author Bybee, Deborah
dc.contributor.author Greeson, Megan
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-03T23:34:51Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-03T23:34:51Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Adams, Adrienne E. ; Sullivan, Cris M. ; Bybee, Deborah ; Greeson, Megan R. (2008). Development of the Scale of Economic Abuse. Violence Against Women, 14(5), 563-588. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.894.9371&rep=rep1&type=pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/1030
dc.description.abstract Economic abuse is part of the pattern of behaviors used by batterers to maintain power and control over their partners. However, no measure of economic abuse exists. This study describes the development of the Scale of Economic Abuse, which was designed to fill this gap. Interviews were conducted with 103 survivors of domestic abuse, each of whom responded to measures of economic, physical, and psychological abuse as well as economic hardship. Results provide evidence for the reliability and validity of the scale. This study is an important first step toward understanding the extent and impact of economic abuse experienced by survivors. (Author Abstract) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Domestic Violence en_US
dc.subject Family Violence en_US
dc.subject Spouse Abuse en_US
dc.subject Coercion en_US
dc.subject Financial Abuse en_US
dc.subject Economic Insecurity en_US
dc.subject Methods en_US
dc.subject Measurements en_US
dc.title Development of the Scale of Economic Abuse. en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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