Studies show the widespread nature of violence against women in the United States and around the globe. Not only is violence at the hands of an intimate the experience of a substantial number of women, the negative health and mental health effects on a woman’s health are profound. This chapter reviews the state of knowledge on the prevalence of violence against women and its impacts.
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Jordan, Carol E., "Domestic Violence" (2016). Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women Publications. 43.