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dc.contributor.authorMachado, Andreiapor
dc.contributor.authorSantos, Anitapor
dc.contributor.authorGraham-Kevan, Nicolapor
dc.contributor.authorMatos, Marlenepor
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-29T10:27:59Z-
dc.date.issued2017-07-01-
dc.identifier.citationMachado, A., Santos, A., Graham-Kevan, N., & Matos, M. (2017). Exploring help seeking experiences of male victims of female perpetrators of IPV. Journal of family violence, 32(5), 513-523.por
dc.identifier.issn0885-7482por
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/53717-
dc.descriptionAuthor's personal copypor
dc.description.abstractIntimate partner violence (IPV) is a common phenomenon worldwide. However, there is a relative dearth of qualitative research exploring IPV in which men are the victims of their female partners. The present study used a qualitative approach to explore how Portuguese men experience IPV. Ten male victims (aged 35-75) who had sought help from domestic violence agencies or from the police were interviewed. Transcripts were analyzed using QSR NVivo10 and coded following thematic analysis. The results enhance our understanding of both the nature and dynamics of the violence that men experience as well as the negative impact of violence on their lives. This study revealed the difficulties that men face in the process of seeking help, namely differences in treatment of men versus women victims. It also highlights that help seeking had a negative emotional impact for most of these men. Finally, this study has important implications for practitioners and underlines macro-level social recommendations for raising awareness about this phenomenon, including the need for changes in victims' services and advocacy for gender-inclusive campaigns and responses.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherSpringer-Verlagpor
dc.rightsclosedAccesspor
dc.subjectMenpor
dc.subjectVictimspor
dc.subjectIntimate partner violencepor
dc.subjectExperiencespor
dc.titleExploring Help Seeking Experiences of Male Victims of Female Perpetrators of IPVpor
dc.typearticle-
dc.peerreviewedyespor
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10896-016-9853-8#citeaspor
oaire.citationStartPage513por
oaire.citationEndPage523por
oaire.citationIssue5por
oaire.citationVolume32por
dc.date.updated2018-03-25T22:18:27Z-
dc.identifier.essn1573-2851por
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10896-016-9853-8por
dc.subject.fosCiências Sociais::Psicologiapor
dc.description.publicationversioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionpor
dc.subject.wosSocial Sciences-
sdum.export.identifier4669-
sdum.journalJournal of Family Violencepor
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