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What Increases Your Risk of Becoming a Victim of Domestic Abuse or Violence?

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Topic Overview

Anyone can become a victim of domestic violence. Certain factors can increase your risk of being abused.

Abusive situations you cannot control

Your risk for abuse increases if your partner:

Unsafe situations you may be able to avoid

You may find yourself in an unsafe situation if you:


Credits for What Increases Your Risk of Becoming a Victim of Domestic Abuse or Violence?

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor MD - Emergency Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine


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