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Domestic Violence, Mental Health & Trauma: Research Highlights

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Published Date
April, 2013

Provides statistical information and findings from several research reports. Statistics are provided on the prevalence of domestic violence and mental health in the U.S., followed by research findings supporting the connection between trauma and mental health problems. The document concludes with research discussing the possible connection between domestic violence victimization and mental health problems, including the finding that many battered women do not develop mental health conditions, especially when social support and safety levels are increased.

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