2021-11-26

The Battered Woman Syndrome, Fourth Edition

Battered woman syndrome (BWS) is a pattern of signs and symptoms displayed by a woman who has suffered persistent intimate partner violence: whether psychological, physical, or sexual, from her male partner. It is classified in the ICD-9 (code 995.81) as battered person syndrome, but is not in the DSM-5. It may be diagnosed as a subcategory of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).


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The Battered Woman Syndrome, Fourth Edition
Lenore E. A. Walker EdD
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0826170986