Title

Coping Strategies in the Face of Domestic Violence in India

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2019

Abstract

The current study draws coping strategies from in-depth interviews conducted with a convenience sample of 21 low-income abused women in Mumbai, India. Data were analyzed and synthesized using a thematic analysis procedure. The qualitative analysis utilizes problem-focused and emotion-focused coping framework to report the findings. Problem-focused coping strategies of abused women from India include (a) joint meeting (b) back and forth between marital and natal home. Emotion-focused strategies include (c) spirituality/religion (d) hope, keep quiet, cry a lot and keeping busy. Implications for practice and future research in India with abused women are discussed.

DOI

10.1016/j.wsif.2019.04.007

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