When Does Intimate Partner Violence Continue after Separation?

Reprint No. 2013:48

Author(s): Petra Ornstein and Johanna RickneYear: 2013 Title: Violence Against Women Volume (No.): 19 (5) Pages: 617–633
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Over their lifetime, approximately 10% of all women become victims of postseparation stalking or assault. We use a nationally representative survey of separated Swedish women to examine whether men who strive to control their partners during their relationships are more likely to stalk or assault their ex-partners after separation. The empirical analysis shows that basic measures of control behaviors explain 18% of the variance in stalking victimization and 8% of the assault victimization. Moreover, the predictive values of our measures of control by far surpass those of other common risk markers included in the analysis.

Ornstein, Petra and Johanna Rickne (2013), "When Does Intimate Partner Violence Continue after Separation?". Violence Against Women 19(5), 617–633.

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