battered woman

battered woman
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  • battered woman's syndrome — battered wo·man s syndrome n: the psychological symptoms suffered by a woman repeatedly abused by a mate (as a husband) ◇ Battered woman s syndrome is used as a defense to violent criminal charges (as homicide). Evidence of repeated abuse is used …   Law dictionary

  • battered woman syndrome — See battered person syndrome. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • battered-woman syndrome — See battered person syndrome. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • Battered woman defence — The battered woman defence is a legal defence representing that the person accused of an assault or murder was suffering from battered person syndrome at the material time. Because the defence is almost invariably invoked by women, it is usually… …   Wikipedia

  • battered woman syndrome — noun Date: 1984 the highly variable symptom complex of physical and psychological injuries exhibited by a woman repeatedly abused especially physically by her mate called also battered woman s syndrome, battered wife syndrome, battered women s… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • battered woman syndrome — noun also battered woman s syndrome or battered wife syndrome or battered women s syndrome : the highly variable symptom complex of physical and psychological injuries exhibited by a woman repeatedly abused especially physically by her mate …   Useful english dictionary

  • battered woman's syndrome — noun see battered woman syndrome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • battered woman's syndrome — noun see battered woman syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • battered woman syndrome — battered wom·an syndrome wu̇ mən , wō , wə also battered wom·an s syndrome mənz n the highly variable symptom complex of physical and psychological injuries exhibited by a woman repeatedly abused esp. physically by her mate called also battered… …   Medical dictionary

  • battered woman syndrome — Psychological and behavioral pattern displayed by female victims of domestic violence. Explanations that have evolved since the late 1970s include learned helplessness, a cycle of violence theory, and a form of post traumatic stress disorder. The …   Universalium

  • battered-person syndrome — n. The medical and psychological condition of a person who has suffered (usually persistent) emotional, physical, or sexual abuse from another person. Also called battered child syndrome or battered woman syndrome depending on the circumstances.… …   Law dictionary

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