Violence against women breaches women’s human rights and is a global public health issue that can cause devastating lifelong damage. This study considers the characters of victims, abusers and traumatic bonding in heterosexual couplesfrom a medico-legal and psycological standpoint. After considering the devastating effects on women’s health, and withthe objective of preventing future violence, it illustrates the weaknesses and strengths of new Italian guidelines related toviolence against women in emergency departments including the use of “Brief Risk Assessment for IPV in the EmergencyDepartment – DA5”.
|Numero di pagine||4|
|Rivista||THE MEDICO-LEGAL JOURNAL|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2020|
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