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Can mental health treatments help prevent or reduce intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries? A systematic review

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Background: Epidemiological research suggests an interrelationship between mental health problems and the (re)occurrence of intimate partner violence (IPV). However, little is known about the impact of mental health treatments on IPV victimization or perpetration, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).

Methods: We conducted a systematic review to identify prospective, controlled studies of mental health treatments in LMIC. We defined ‘mental health treatment’ as an ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12905-019-0728-z

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0000-0002-5159-8220
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Women's Health Journal website
Volume:
19
Pages:
Article: 34
Publication date:
2019-02-14
Acceptance date:
2019-01-25
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ISSN:
1472-6874
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pubs:974294
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uri:9073e011-6eae-4063-ab52-3c3b6c9f1b37
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uuid:9073e011-6eae-4063-ab52-3c3b6c9f1b37
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pubs:974294

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