News tagged with intimate partner

Does batterer intervention work?

One in five women in the U.S. will fall victim to intimate partner violence. While successful programs exist to identify and treat victims, there is a void in proven interventions for perpetrators of domestic ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Domestic violence victims more likely to take up smoking

One third of women around the world have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of their intimate partners with consequences from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, to sexually transmitted ...

May 05, 2014
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Using substances at school may be cry for help

When teens are caught drinking or using marijuana at school, a trip to the dean's office may not suffice. These students also should be screened for exposure to trauma, mental health problems and other serious health risks, ...

May 03, 2014
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