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Exploring intimate partner violence among adult women and men in Sweden


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Title: Exploring intimate partner violence among adult women and men in Sweden
Authors: Nybergh, Lotta
E-mail: lotta.nybergh@socmed.gu.se
Issue Date: 19-Sep-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Nybergh L, Taft C, Krantz G. Psychometric properties of the WHO Violence Against Women Instrument in a female population-based sample in Sweden: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 2013;3:5.
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II. Nybergh L, Taft C, Krantz G. Psychometric properties of the WHO Violence Against Women Instrument in a male population-based sample in Sweden. BMJ Open 2012;2:6.
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III. Nybergh L, Taft C, Enander V, Krantz G. Self-reported exposure to intimate partner violence among women and men in Sweden: results form a population-based survey. BMC Public Health 2013;13:845.
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IV. Nybergh L, Enander V, Krantz G. Theoretical considerations on men’s experiences of intimate partner violence: an interview-based study. (Submitted manuscript)
Date of Defence: 2014-10-10
Disputation: Fredagen den 10 oktober 2014 kl. 13.00, sal 2118, hus 2, plan 1, Arvid Wallgrens Backe 7 (hälsovetarbacken).
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: intimate partner violence
violence against women instrument
WHO instrument
psychometric properties
prevalence
men’s experiences of IPV
Johnson’s violence typology
gender symmetry
Abstract: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a worldwide public health concern. Th aim of this thesis is to assess psychometric properties of the Violence Against Women Instrument (VAWI) and to study self-reported exposure, associated and contextual factors of IPV among adult women and men residing in Sweden. A further aim is to explore and interpret men’s experiences of IPV in light of current theoretical perspectives in the field. Methods: Data was gathered by cross-sectional postal survey and consiste... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9130-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/35956
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