Empirical research about same-sex intimate partner violence: A methodological review

Christine E. Murray, Allen Keith Mobley

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This article presents a systematic review of empirical research examining intimate partner violence among same-sex couples. Seventeen studies that met the inclusion criteria were rated using a 15-item evaluation questionnaire. The results indicated that the existing body of research examining same-sex intimate partner violence demonstrates some common methodological strengths and limitations. The authors conclude with a list of recommendations for future research based on the results of this study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)361-386
Number of pages26
JournalJournal of Homosexuality
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 2009


  • Intimate partner violence
  • Methodological review
  • Same-sex relationships

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Social Psychology
  • Education
  • Psychology(all)

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