Survivor Perspectives on IPV Perpetrator Interventions

  title={Survivor Perspectives on IPV Perpetrator Interventions},
  author={Tony McGinn and Brian J. Taylor and Maria D. McColgan and Susan Lagdon},
  journal={Trauma, Violence, \& Abuse},
  pages={239 - 255}
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