Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 23rd, 2005
Study 1: Psychological intimate partner violence is the key predictor of post-traumatic stress disorder in abused women, according to a University of Parma researcher.
"Intimate partner violence (IPV) significantly impacts women's mental and physical wellbeing and therefore represents a worldwide public health problem. A clear association between IPV and increased risk to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been documented. However, few studies examined how different features of IPV (physical, psychological, sexual) interact with other traumatic stress...
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