The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence Exposure on the Maternal Bond and PTSD Symptoms of Children.

The quality of the maternal bond can be disrupted in women exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV), causing them to be less available to their children. The aim of this study was to examine difficulties in emotional regulation in women exposed to IPV and the impact of IPV on both the maternal bond and posttraumatic symptoms among children. A cross… CONTINUE READING