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Violence Against Women Can Take Lifelong Toll: Study from U.S. News Health, 8/2/11

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The article reports, “Women who’ve suffered from gender-based violence are more likely to develop anxiety disorders or other mental woes, experience physical and mental disabilities, and have worse quality of life than other women, new research shows. Gender-based violence includes rape and other forms of sexual assault, intimate-partner violence (such as spouse abuse) and stalking.”

Read the full article at: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/brain-and-behavior/articles/2011/08/02/violence-against-women-can-take-lifelong-toll-study