n South African Medical Journal - Intimate partner violence : correspondence

Volume 102, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



I would like to make some comments on the issue of domestic violence. My understanding of this problem is that it is primarily a social problem that can lead to ill-health risks (physical, mental, emotional and even spiritual) and that it has three components : the perpetrator, the effect on women, and the effect on children.

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