Battered Women


Abused Woman

Abused Women

Battered Woman

Woman, Abused

Woman, Battered

Women, Abused

Women, Battered

Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)

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