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Introduction: Intimate Partner Violence and Individuals With Disabilities  

Author:  Michelle Ballan.

Source: Volume 22, Number 03, February/March 2017 , pp.33-35(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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Guest Editor, Michelle S. Ballan, opens with sobering survey results on the substantially higher rates of abuse against women and men with disabilities, touches on the challenges they face obtaining help and the unique risk factors for abuse, and points out the limited research and services tailored to their diverse needs.

Keywords: National Crime Victimization Survey; National Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Survey; long-term physical and mental health problems

Affiliations:  1: Stony Brook Medical School.

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