Intimate Partner Violence Found Widespread

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Domestic violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV), a.k.a. domestic violence, is common and damages women's physical and mental health significantly, according to a Group Health study reported in two papers in the June issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

In a random sample of more than 3,400 women members of Group Health Cooperative, nearly half - 44 percent - reported having experienced