The costs of recovery: Intimate partner violence survivors’ experiences of financial recovery from abuse

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Gwendolyn C Hunnicutt, Associate Professor (Creator)
Kristine Lundgren, Associate Professor (Creator)
Christine E. Murray, Director (Creator)
Dr.. Loreen Olson, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The present study relies on the voices of survivors of past abuse to describe the amount, type, and impact of costs related to their experience of intimate partner violence (IPV). We use a content analysis methodology to present common themes that survivors face regarding financial recovery from past IPV. Costs are conceptualized within the Triumph Process Model of Overcoming IPV with an emphasis on “embracing freedom and power” and “emotional and physical healing” dimensions. Implications for recovering from IPV and service provision are discussed.

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The Family Journal, 25(3), 230-238.
Language: English
Date: 2017
intimate partner violence, domestic violence, survivors of abuse, financial abuse

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