Prevalence and Impact of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Among an Ethnic Minority Population

  title={Prevalence and Impact of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Among an Ethnic Minority Population},
  author={Sabine Hellemans and Tom Loeys and Ann Buysse and Olivia De Smet},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={3389 - 3418}
The present study examined the prevalence of lifetime experiences of physical and psychological intimate partner violence (IPV) among members of the Turkish ethnic minority population in Flanders. In addition, this study explored how lifetime IPV victimization affects ethnic minority victims’ current mental, relational, and sexual well-being. Using a population-based representative sample, data from 392 adult Turkish women and men were investigated. Lifetime experiences of physical violence… 

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