BATTERED WOMEN

A term used to describe women who are physically and/or mentally abused by their spouses or domestic partners. This is currently thought to be the most common type of violence against women in the U.S.

BATTERED WOMEN: "Battered women are more and more reporting crimes made against them to their appropriate authorities."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BATTERED WOMEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/battered-women-2/ (accessed October 9, 2020).
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