Emotional Expressiveness Among Women Who Experienced Domestic Violence
- 10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.040How to use a DOI?
- Emotion expression; Domestic violence; Emotional expressiveness
Emotional expressiveness is the tendency for individual to show emotion, positive or negative, outwardly. Expressing emotion might help individual to lowering negative affect and pathological symptoms. While, some studies show that women who experienced domestic violence try to hide their experience because it is taboo to talk about in community. Experiencing domestic violence may trigger negative feelings, like sadness, anger, and shame. Previous studies also found that victims likely to have depression and suicidal thougth. This study aim to describe the level of emotional expressiveness among 51 women who experienced domestic violence in Indonesia. The method in this research is non-experimental quantitative descriptive method. Measurement of the emotional expressiveness among participants is using the Emotional Expressivity Scale (EES) with good reliability. This study provide acknowledgement that most participants show moderate level of emotional expressiveness and 12% participants tend to hide their emotion outwardly to other people. This study may trigger further study about this topic. Social support and relationship quality may also be considered in studying the emotional expressiveness among participants who experienced domestic violence. Objectivity and specification of the violence type experienced by participants must be considered for further study.
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TY - CONF AU - Lia Hervika AU - Monty P. Satiadarma AU - Naomi Soetikno PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/01 TI - Emotional Expressiveness Among Women Who Experienced Domestic Violence BT - Proceedings of the 1st Tarumanagara International Conference on Medicine and Health (TICMIH 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 236 EP - 240 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.040 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.211130.040 ID - Hervika2021 ER -