Victims of intimate partner violence in South Korea: experiences in seeking help based on support selection - Park S, Ko Y.

For victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), seeking help is an important step in escaping their violent situations; nonetheless, their experiences in help-seeking are diverse and often influenced by sociocultural factors. The purpose of this study was ...
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