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Implications for practice and research
Screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) may help connect women to support services, which may in turn reduce the risk of death related to IPV.
Research should continue to explore the effect of physical and sexual IPV on women and children's health outcomes.
Seven million women each year experience physical, sexual or psychological abuse by an intimate partner and approximately 16% of children are exposed to IPV (also known as domestic violence) during their lifetime.1 ,2 Women who experience IPV report more mental …
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