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A 31-year-old member asked:

Are there symptoms or clues of domestic violence/abuse?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Mental & Physical: Signs of domestic violence can be psychological and physical. Victims exhibit severe anxiety, depression, exaggerated startle response, isolation from friends and families, and verbal domination and/ or humiliation by spouse in public. Victims may have bruises and cuts in various stages of healing, explination of injury does not fit the wound, 50% of injuries are found in head and neck region.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of domestic violence I should be looking for?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Not sure: What you mean. Are you concerned about your relationship or someone else's. In general, domestic violence relates to a need to have control in a relationship. You may be able to pick up on that need to control long before you can see evidence of violence.
Last updated May 3, 2016
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