Preventing domestic violence one step at a time

By Jessica Taylor

 

A study in the Michigan Family Review showed that most healthcare professionals are incorrectly influenced by societal misconceptions including:

  • Domestic violence is a rare occurrence.
  • Domestic violence is a private matter.
  • Domestic violence does not occur in “normal” relationships.
  • The victim could be held responsible for his/her abuse.

With that said, though, it’s up to everyone — healthcare professionals and society as a whole —to look past the misconceptions and get to the root of the problem.

Click here to read the article at MultiBriefs.