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Battered Women

"Battered Women" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Battered Women" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Battered Women" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2009
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