A review of research on violence in same-gender couples: a resource for clinicians.

ArticleinJournal of Homosexuality 53(4):71-87 · February 2007with18 Reads
Source: PubMed


    This paper reviews current research that has primarily focused on domestic violence among same-gender couples. Several key issues pertaining to the identification, assessment, and treatment of domestic violence among same-gender couples are examined and outlined to assist clinicians in effectively working with gay and lesbian clients who may be experiencing domestic violence. Resource information is included to help mental health clinicians recognize specific stressors of marginalized individuals as well as assessment and treatment recommendations are made.