Formal and Informal Help-seeking associated with Women’s and Men’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in Canada
Référence bibliographique 
Ansara, Donna L. et Hindin, Michelle J. 2010. «Formal and Informal Help-seeking associated with Women’s and Men’s Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence in Canada ». Social Science and Medicine, vol. 70, no 7, p. 1011-1018.
Intentions : « Research documenting differences in help-seeking for different patterns of IPV could not only contribute to a better understanding of the nature of women’s and men’s experiences of IPV, but could potentially better identify the health, social, and service needs for those experiencing different patterns of violence, abuse, and control. » (p.1013)
Échantillon/Matériau : 696 women and 471 men who reported physical or sexual violence by a current or ex-spouse or common-law partner from the Statistics Canada’s 2004 General Social Survey (GSS)
Instruments : - Modified version of the Conflict Tactics Scales (Straus, 1979) - Latent class analysis (LCA) was conducted using Mplus version 5.1 (Muthén & Muthén, 1998–2007)
Type de traitement des données : Analyse statistique
« This study examined the patterns of formal and informal help-seeking associated with different experiences of violence, abuse, and control for women and men. The sources of informal support that were examined include family, friends or neighbors, and coworkers. » (p.1013) The results revealed « [...] differences in formal and informal help-seeking for women and men that varied according to the nature of the violence, abuse, and control they experienced. » (p.1016)