Welcome to The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA)
The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) is an academic leader in addressing health professionals' education and research on the effects of violence and abuse on people's health. AVA is an interdisciplinary non-profit organization and a member in good standing of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
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An alarming 44 percent of women say they have experienced abusive behavior from a partner. Years after the bruises from domestic violence fade, the physical effects can linger in the form of serious health problems - migraines, arthritis, even gastrointestinal disease. Read entire article
MUST READ! Dr Robert Pearl blog on Domestic Violence http://t.co/DmtsHYVosC
Violence and Abuse Related News
- Posted by Karla Vaughn on 11/12/2013
- Posted by Tasneem Ismailji on 10/31/2013
todays issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has this article by AVA Board members Megan Bair Merritt and Peter Cronholm in the Perspectives section.
- Posted by Tasneem Ismailji on 10/21/2013