Male Partner Violence

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This article defines types of male partner violence and describes the physical and mental health impact on victims. The use of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as the most common psychiatric diagnosis in the United States is discussed. Recommendations for prevention and intervention at the individual and public-policy level are offered. © 2007

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Psychology


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