Victims Of Intimate Partner Violence Display Distinct Patterns Of Facial Injury

Monday, January 19, 2009 - 23:14 in Psychology & Sociology

Women who are victims of intimate partner violence tend to have different patterns of facial injury than women who experience facial trauma from other causes, according to a new report. This information, and other key characteristics such as a delay before visiting a health-care facility, could help surgeons and other physicians recognize patients who are victims of this type of abuse.

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