Mental Health of Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions

@inproceedings{Okuda2011MentalHO,
  title={Mental Health of Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions},
  author={Mayumi Okuda and Mark Olfson and Deborah S Hasin and Bridget F. Grant and Keng-Han Lin and Carlos Blanco},
  year={2011}
}
An increase in dating violence has heightened public concern over intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence is defined as any threatened, attempted, or completed physical or sexual violence, and emotional abuse inflicted by a spouse, ex-spouse, current or former boyfriend or girlfriend, dating partner, or date (1). Approximately 30% of all female homicides are committed by a male intimate (2). The World Health Organization estimates that intimate partner violence costs the United… CONTINUE READING

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