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13 April 2011

Male victims of domestic abuse and PTSD

Men who are victims of domestic abuse by their female partners can develop psychological trauma, such as PTSD, depression and suicidal thoughts, new research finds.

Men who are victims of domestic abuse by their female partners can develop psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and suicidal thoughts, new research finds.

Another 520 men took part in a telephone survey that asked about their relationships. 16% of these men said they had experienced minor acts of violence and mental abuse during arguments with their female partners. This type of abuse was referred to as "common couple violence."

 
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