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dc.contributor.author'Kate'en
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-30T23:01:12Z-
dc.date.available2022-06-30T23:01:12Z-
dc.date.issued2006en
dc.identifier.citationNo. 4, Summer 2005/06en
dc.identifier.issn1324-4264en
dc.identifier.urihttps://anrows.intersearch.com.au/anrowsjspui/handle/1/12638-
dc.languageenen
dc.publisherDomestic Violence & Incest Resource Centreen
dc.subjectCriminal justice responsesen
dc.subjectMental healthen
dc.subjectPersonal storiesen
dc.subjectImpact on children and young peopleen
dc.titleThe crime of domestic violence: reflections from prisonen
dc.title.alternativeDVIRC Quarterlyen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.catalogid1081en
dc.subject.keywordVictoriaen
dc.subject.keywordnew_recorden
dc.subject.keywordJournal article/research paperen
dc.description.notesAccount by a woman convicted of theft and sentenced to 10 years imprisonment of the contribution that living in an abusive relationship made to her behaviour. The judge refused to take into account the statement of a forensic psychiatrist to the effect that years of abuse had caused a dissociative personality to develop that led to her criminal behaviour. Outlines the lack of response of various services outside the gaol in reply to her pleas for counselling and support for her children who were living with the abusive former partner. Highlights the urgent need for programmes in correctional centres for women with moderate to long sentences who have been living in abusive relationships, comparing their behaviours to those of people with addiction to alcohol and other drugs. The author points out that many programmes are provided for drug and alcohol abusers in correctional centres and it is a perfect opportunity to address these behaviours at a point when women are open to change.en
dc.identifier.sourceDVIRC Quarterlyen
dc.date.entered2006-04-27en
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