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Citation

Keiski P, Flinck A, Kaunonen M, Paavilainen E. Perspect. Psychiatr. Care 2018; 54(2): 251-257.

Affiliation

Faculty of Social Sciences, Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

Copyright

(Copyright © 2018, John Wiley and Sons)

DOI

10.1111/ppc.12231

PMID

28714060

Abstract

PURPOSE: To explore the childhood experiences of women who have perpetrated family-violence and voluntarily sought help. DESIGN AND METHODS: The qualitative design includes in-depth, unstructured individual interviews with 19 women who have perpetrated family-violence.

FINDINGS: The categories of maltreatment exposure, parental capability, and a role of the sensitive, good girl are identified and described in this article. PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS: The findings provide guidance for nurses who encounter families at risk of female family-violence perpetration and for those developing preventive interventions for female family-violence perpetrators whose family-of-origin issues are essential in processing issues of self.

© 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.


Language: en

Keywords

childhood experiences; emotional violence; female family-violence; neglect; parenting; qualitative research

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