Coleman highlighted that the optimal treatment for perpetrators is group therapy combined with long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy or psychoanalysis. Psychol 22 — Burke, Leslie K. Behav 55 39—
Benodraitis Ed. American Journal of Public Health. However, according to one of the most recent and representative study reports, almost one-third of sexual minority males and one-half of sexual minority women in the United States affirmed they were victims of physical or psychological abuse in a romantic relationship.
A study of violence between same-sex partners developed by Antunes and Machadowhich involved 63 homosexual participants of both sexes, found that As an application of this suggestion, inFinneran et al.
Cannon et al. Future Child. Violence against women 8 — Adults Bride-buying Domestic violence against men Domestic violence and pregnancy Elder abuse Intimate partner violence Lesbian Misandry Misogyny Parental abuse by children Same-sex relationships.
IPV perpetrators and victims reported high stigma consciousness rates; thus, it can be assumed that IPV makes people more worried about stigma consciousness and that it is positively correlated to the tendency to ignore abuse in order to protect IPV victims from the homophobic legal system.
Another recent study was conducted by Edwards and Sylaska with American college students who maintained loving relationships with same-sex partners. Law 17 —
Clinical Psychology Review, 19 5 , Intervention for LGB IPV victims and perpetrators should be part of an integrate and complete treatment plan that can involve couples or individual treatment but, in any case, that should be adapted to each specific situation.
Moreover, he hypothesized that a higher percentage violence was caused by unique risk factors linked to minority stress that is experienced only by LGB people. I was crying at work. Intimate violence in lesbian relationships: Discussion of survey findings and practice implications.