Physiologic Changes Associated With Violence and Abuse Exposure

@article{Keeshin2012PhysiologicCA,
  title={Physiologic Changes Associated With Violence and Abuse Exposure},
  author={B. Keeshin and P. Cronholm and J. Strawn},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, \& Abuse},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={41 - 56}
}
Although the extant evidence is replete with data supporting linkages between exposure to violence or abuse and the subsequent development of medical illnesses, the underlying mechanisms of these relationships are poorly defined and understood. Physiologic changes occurring in violence- or abuse-exposed individuals point to potentially common biological pathways connecting traumatic exposures with medical outcomes. Herein, the evidence describing the long-term physiologic changes in abuse- and… Expand

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