Domestic violence and mental illness: “I have honestly never felt so alone in my life”

BY FARIDAH NEWMAN of NewStatesman

Silhouettes representing French victims of domestic violence. Photograph: Getty Images

Silhouettes representing French victims of domestic violence. Photograph: Getty Images

Domestic violence, especially related to an intimate partner, is inextricably connected to mental illness. Faridah Newman explains how mental illness can often represent a vulnerability which is exploited by abusive partners…

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