Monday May 06, 2019

Intimate partner violence, post-traumatic disorders and menopausal symptoms

Healthcare professionals need to be aware of the impact of intimate partner violence experienced by mid-life and older women, as these - together with post-traumatic disorders - can have an impact on menopausal symptoms. The impact of intimate partner violence on these women’s lives needs further research. Parveen Ali (School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield, UK) discusses a commentary on the paper “Associations of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress disorder with menopause symptoms among midlife and older women” with Roberta Heale, EBN’s Associate Editor. Read the commentary:

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