Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Victims of partner violence at greater risk of long term health problems
 

Victims of partner violence at greater risk of long term health problems

Female victims of partner abuse tend to suffer health wise after leaving their partner. Firstly, their income drops on average by 37% and the separation process itself involves expense and stress which take their toll on health. Some of the health problems that these women are prone to include bowel disease, arthritis and depression. They also tend to be high users of prescription drugs for such things as blood pressure, depression and skin problems. Studies are about to be conducted to determine the exact long term health effects of women who suffer violence from their partner.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Canadian Press

Related Disease Topics:

Related Symptom Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Victims of partner violence at greater risk of long term health problems

Date: 21 November 2004

Source: Canadian Press

Author: Amy Carmichael

URL: http://www.canada.com/health/story.html?id=a83857c7-8e1d-42e0-bf86-cda148bbdbce

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Many women may be suffering from undiagnosed ADHD
  • Manís case against doctors over his leg amputation fails
  • Manís leg amputated after being given double strength thyroid tablets
  • Manís misdiagnosis and mistreatment continues for a decade
  • Manís misdiagnosis lead to death
  • Marijuana provokes mental illness
  • Marijuana uses shown to induce short-lived schizophrenia like symptoms
  • Mass hepatitis misdiagnosis
  • Mastectomy-only raises risk of breast cancer recurrence
  • Maternal exposure to solvent may influence child's language skills and behavioral development
  • Maternal smoking influences adult asthma
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise