Key messages There is a strong association between domestic abuse and mental health. The evidence suggests that this association works in several directions: i) people experiencing mental health problems are more vulnerable to abuse; ii) perpetrators use a victim’s mental health problems as a way to abuse them; and iii) experiencing domestic abuse has an […]
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