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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Psychology" / 2014 № 4.


V.V. Volkova

SOCIal AND PSYCHOLOGICAL characteristics of individual victimity of women-clients of crisis centerS. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2014, no. 4.

UDC Index: 159.9.072

Date of publication: 26.12.2014

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The article substantiates the relevance of the study of personal characteristics of women repeatedly seeking psychological help in crisis centers in situations of spousal abuse. The notion of concepts “victimity”, “victimize”, “victim-type behavior” is revealed. Special emphasis is made on the fact that victim-type behavior is determined by personal characteristics. It is stated that in most cases it predetermines the dynamics of conflict development and tragic outcome in a matrimonial dyad. The article presents the results of studying personal characteristics of women who become clients of crisis centers seeking help in situations of domestic abuse for the purpose of development and deployment of special techniques of preventive work which is aimed at correcting the general level of a person’s victimity, technologies of social and psychological support and rehabilitation in crisis centers.

Key words

victim, victimity, victimization, victim-type behavior, spousal abuse, crisis center

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