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Exploration of the Experiences and Needs of
Former Intimate Stalking Victims
Mary P. Brewster
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AN EXPLORATION OF THE EXPERIENCES AND NEEDS OF
FORMER INTIMATE STALKING VIC'TIMS
Final Report Submitted to the National Institute of Justice*
Mary P. Brewster
Department of Criminal Justice
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
June 12, 1998
*This project was supported under award number 95-WT-NX-0002 fiom the National
Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view
in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position
of the U.S. Department of Justice.
This document is a research report submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice.
This report has not been published by the Department. Opinions or points of view
expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official
position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
The problem of stalking has only received widespread recognition during the
present decade following the media coverage of a few “high profile” cases involving
celebrities such as actresses Teresa Saldana, Rebecca Schaffer, and Jodie Foster, talk-
show host David Letterman (see Perez, 1993: 268-270), and most recently, Nicole
Simpson, ex-wife of O.J. Simpson. The result