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Battering Victimization Among a Probability-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

General Material
Published Date
December, 2002

Despite decades of research on interpersonal violence within heterosexual relationships, there are gaps in research about intimate partner violence among same-gender partners, particularly among men who have sex with men (MSM). This study measured the prevalence of battering victimization (i.e., experience of psychological/symbolic, physical, and sexual battering) among men who have sex with men and identified characteristics of these men.