Intimate partner violence: Implications for women’s physical and mental health

Jacquelyn C. Campbell, Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett

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In 1998, approximately 900,000 women in the United States were beaten or raped by their intimate partners. Although violence by intimates has decreased in the past decade-down from a high of 1.1 million women in 1993-the numbers are still staggering (Rennison, 2001). In this chapter, we review the literature on intimate partner violence: how often it occurs, the devastating physical and mental health effects, and how women learn to leave abusive relationships.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Women, Stress and Trauma
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781135401368
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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