Factores sociodemográficos e impacto psicológico en mujeres maltratadas por su pareja

  1. Matud Aznar, María Pilar
  2. Moraza Pulla, Olga
Clepsydra: Revista de Estudios de Género y Teoría Feminista

ISSN: 1579-7902

Any de publicació: 2004

Número: 3

Pàgines: 109-126

Tipus: Article

Altres publicacions en: Clepsydra: Revista de Estudios de Género y Teoría Feminista



  • Ciències Socials: D
  • Ciències Humanes: D


The present study examines the psychological impact and the relevance to health of sociodemographic factors in women abused by their partners. The sample was composed of 86 women (mean age = 40.44; SD = 10.3 and range 19-67) contacted through different Women’s Assistance and Information Centers in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 46.5% of the women had a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder and most of the women had long lasting symptoms of anxiety and insomnia, somatic symptoms and depression. 85% of the women also reported helplessness. Post-traumatic stress disorder was predicted by insecurity, an emotional style of coping with abuse, the severity of psychological abuse and low selfesteem