How domestic abuse affects the wellbeing of older women

McGarry, Julie and Simpson, Christine and Mansour, Mansour (2010) How domestic abuse affects the wellbeing of older women. Nursing Older People, 22 (5). pp. 33-37. ISSN 2047-8941

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Aim: The aim of this study was to explore older women’s experience of domestic abuse and its effect on their health and lives. Method: A qualitative research design was used and data were collected using in-depth interviews with 16 participants. Findings: The consequences of domestic abuse for older women have a significant effect on their long-term health and emotional wellbeing. Conclusion: There are little available data about older women and domestic abuse. This is increasingly being recognised as a significant deficit in awareness and understanding in society as a whole, and more particularly for those responsible for support and care provision.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: domestic abuse
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 09:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 16:17

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