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The Relationship Between Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Use: An Applied Research Paper

This article provides an overview of recent research studies looking at the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and substance use. In addition to summarizing research findings, this article also takes a look at strengths and weaknesses of the existing research studying IPV and substance use. The article also provides recommendations for moving forward and next steps.


Published: 2015


The article is a part of the work of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health. To find out more about the work of the NCDVTMH visit their website at


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