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Implications for practice and research
High blood pressure, asthma, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are health indicators of female-to-male partner violence (PV).
Nurses and other healthcare providers should consider assessing for PV victimisation among men with these physical and mental health problems.
Future research should look at health outcomes between those with and without PV victimisation, and also at health outcomes of those who perpetrate PV aggression. In addition, future research could also look to assess gastrointestinal and sleep disorders, as these conditions are linked to PV aggression.1 ,2
There is growing evidence describing women …
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