Risk of perpetrating intimate partner violence amongst men exposed to torture in conflict-affected Timor-Leste - Rees S, Mohsin M, Tay AK, Steel Z, Tam N, da Costa Z, Soares C, Tol W, Eapen V, Dadds M, Silove D.

BACKGROUND: A key issue in need of empirical exploration in the post-conflict and refugee mental health field is whether exposure to torture plays a role in generating risk of intimate partner violence (IPV), and whether this pathway is mediated by the men...
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