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Effects of domestic violence on children

When it comes to intimate partner violence, domestic violence is a family event, and kids show the effects very quickly.


Even if children are not injured physically, they suffer emotional and psychological wounds such as posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, behavioral problems, anxiety disorders, hyper vigilance, nightmares, and somatic complaints are common complications of domestic violence. Long-term effects include suicide, depression, alcoholism, and poor physical health.