Associated Characteristics of Stalking Following Termination of a
... stalking used in this study. As a result, stalking is defined as repeated unwanted attention from a former partner that induced fear
in the victim whereas harassment is defined as repeated unwanted
attention that did not induce fear in the victim.
The cycle of domestic violence model provides an int ...
Stalking and Domestic Violence
... • About half (46%) of stalking victims experienced at least on
unwanted contact per week, and 11% of victims said they had
been stalked for 5 years or more.
• The risk of stalking victimimization was highest for individuals
who were separated or divorced – 34 per 1,000 individuals.
• Women were at g ...
Stalking is unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group toward another person. Stalking behaviors are related to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them. The word stalking is used, with some differing meanings, in psychology and psychiatry and also in some legal jurisdictions as a term for a criminal offense.According to a 2002 report by the U.S. National Center for Victims of Crime, ""virtually any unwanted contact between two people that directly or indirectly communicates a threat or places the victim in fear can be considered stalking,"" although in practice the legal standard is usually somewhat stricter.