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Physical and psychological symptoms in emotionally abused and non-abused women.

Authors
  • Porcerelli, John H
  • West, Patricia A
  • Binienda, Juliann
  • Cogan, Rosemary
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
19
Issue
2
Pages
201–204
Identifiers
PMID: 16513910
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study supports a growing literature that demonstrates an association between emotional abuse and physical and emotional symptoms in women who are currently suffering emotional abuse at the hands of their partner or ex-partner. It is recommended that physicians inquire about emotional abuse in female patients with multiple psychosocial and physical symptoms.

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