New study reports one-third of mothers experience violence from spouses

A new study out of the UK followed over 1,000 mothers for 10 years. Among the findings:

More than one-third reported suffering violence from their spouses.

Those who suffered abuse were twice as likely to develop depression as women who were not experiencing abuse.

The study cited is: “Intimate partner violence and new-onset depression” by I. Ouellet-Morin et al

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