What Does Support for Men Abused by Women Look Like? References and Supplements

What Does Support for Men Abused by Women Look Like? References and Supplements

This post contains references and supplemental information for my October 2023 presentation at the International Conference on Men and Abuse: An Academic-Community Approach.

The title of my presentation: What Does Support for Men Who Are Abused by Women Look Like?


Related Blog Posts

Some of the blog posts on this site that are closely related to the topics covered in the presentation:

7 Ways Women Abuse Men

What's Wrong with the Duluth Model for DV Treatment?

Depression in Men: It Happens More Than You Think

Mental Health and Partner Abuse Resources for Men


References and Related Articles

Secondary Abuse 

Walker, A., Lyall, K., Silva, D., Craigie, G., Mayshak, R., Costa, B., Hyder, S., & Bentley, A. (2020). Male victims of female-perpetrated intimate partner violence, help-seeking, and reporting behaviors: A qualitative study. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 21(2), 213–223. https://doi.org/10.1037/men0000222

Machado, A., Hines, D., & Douglas, E. M. (2020). Male victims of female-perpetrated partner violence: A qualitative analysis of men’s experiences, the impact of violence, and perceptions of their worth. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 21(4), 612–621. https://doi.org/10.1037/men0000285

Moore, T. Suggestions to improve outcomes for male victims of domestic abuse: a review of the literature. SN Soc Sci 1, 252 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00263-x


Impact of Helpseeking Experiences

Douglas, E. M., & Hines, D. A. (2011). The Helpseeking Experiences of Men Who Sustain Intimate Partner Violence: An Overlooked Population and Implications for Practice. Journal of family violence26(6), 473–485. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-011-9382-4


Impact of Abuse

Coker, A. L., Davis, K. E., Arias, I., Desai, S., Sanderson, M., Brandt, H. M., & Smith, P. H. (2002). Physical and mental health effects of intimate partner violence for men and women. American journal of preventive medicine23(4), 260–268. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0749-3797(02)00514-7


What Helps and Hurts Abused Men

Moore, T. (2021). Suggestions to improve outcomes for male victims of domestic abuse: A review of the literature. SN Social Sciences, 1(10). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00263-x


Emotional Intelligence Benefits

Sánchez-Álvarez, N., Extremera, N., & Fernández-Berrocal, P. (2016). The relation between emotional intelligence and subjective well-being: A meta-analytic investigation. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 11(3), 276–285. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2015.1058968  

Schneider, T. R., Lyons, J. B., & Khazon, S. (2013). Emotional intelligence and resilience. Personality and Individual Differences, 55(8), 909–914. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2013.07.460 

Eslami, A. A., Hasanzadeh, A., & Jamshidi, F. (2014). The relationship between emotional intelligence health and marital satisfaction: A comparative study. Journal of education and health promotion, 3, 24. https://doi.org/10.4103/2277-9531.127616

Lopes, P. N., Brackett, M. A., Nezlek, J. B., Schütz, A., Sellin, I., & Salovey, P. (2004). Emotional intelligence and social interaction. Personality & social psychology bulletin, 30(8), 1018–1034. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167204264762

Malouff, J. M., Schutte, N. S., & Thorsteinsson, E. B. (2014). Trait Emotional Intelligence and Romantic Relationship Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Family Therapy, 42(1), 53–66. https://doi.org/10.1080/01926187.2012.748549

Schutte, N. S., Malouff, J. M., Bobik, C., Coston, T. D., Greeson, C., Jedlicka, C., Rhodes, E., & Wendorf, G. (2001). Emotional intelligence and interpersonal relations. Journal of Social Psychology, 141(4), 523-536. doi:10.1080/00224540109600569 

Davis, R. E., Doyle, N. A., Samuel, K. D., Wilkerson, A. H., & Nahar, V. K. (2022). The relationship between trait emotional intelligence and problematic alcohol use among college students. Health promotion perspectives, 12(1), 101–109. https://doi.org/10.34172/hpp.2022.13

Leite, K. P., Martins, F. M. P., Trevizol, A. P., Noto, J. R. S., & Brietzke, E. (2019). A critical literature review on emotional intelligence in addiction. Trends in psychiatry and psychotherapy, 41(1), 87–93. https://doi.org/10.1590/2237-6089-2018-0002

I include many more benefits of EI research sources in my book: Building Skills to Uplevel Life: Silver Lining Emotional Intelligence Workbook.



My Related Books

I have written several books on partner abuse and many more that may be helpful to abused men and to helpers of abused men. For example: 

Abuse OF Men BY Women: It Happens, It Hurts, and It's Time to Get Real About It 

A quick look at Abuse OF Men BY Women: A Concise Overview of Domestic Violence, Emotional Abuse, and the 5 Other Forms of Female on Male Spousal Abuse

Building Skills to Uplevel Life: Silver Lining Emotional Intelligence Workbook

Find out about all of my books in this post

Books by Ann Silvers


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