Violence against women

S. K. Burge

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This article addresses two primary issues: partner violence and sexual assault. Partner violence refers to the infliction of harm by one intimate partner to the other, with the intention of causing pain or controlling the other's behavior. Sexual assault is sex without consent, obtained by force or threat. Sexual assault can be perpetrated by spouses, lovers, dates, relatives, parents, acquaintances, and strangers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-81
Number of pages15
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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