Mental health consequences and risk factors of physical intimate partner violence

@article{Delara2016MentalHC,
  title={Mental health consequences and risk factors of physical intimate partner violence},
  author={Mahin Delara},
  journal={Mental health in family medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={12},
  pages={119-125}
}
  • Mahin Delara
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Mental health in family medicine
Violence against women is a public health concern and physical intimate partner violence is the most common form of it. Physical violence is often accompanied by psychological abuse and has detrimental effects on female victims' mental health. While the adverse mental consequences experienced by women due to violence and abuse by their partners have been well established, it is not clear how much of these consequences are the result of physical violence only. Indeed, the mental health impact… Expand
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