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More than half abused women report suicidal thoughts

January 11, 2012

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Intimate partner violence (IPV) negatively affects women’s mental health all over the world. Public health studies conducted in the USA, Brazil, Vietnam and Ethiopia report strong associations between physical, sexual and psychological IPV and mental symptoms, such as depression and anxiety, memory and concentration problems, and suicidal thoughts and completed suicides. The recently released findings […]