DOI: 10.29245/2572.942X/2018/3.1184 View / Download Pdf View Full Text
Dept. of Neurology 2, Kepler University Hospital, Krankenhausstr 9, A-4020 Linz, Austria
DOI: 10.29245/2572.942X/2018/3.1195 View / Download Pdf View Full Text
Valeria Belleudi1, Nera Agabiti1*, Marina Davoli1, Danilo Fusco1
1Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service, Via Cristoforo Colombo, 112, 00147 Rome, Italy
Kathleen Monahan, D.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.M.F.T.
Associate Professor Director, Trauma Specialization Stony Brook School of Social Welfare 101 Nicolls Road Health Sciences Center, Level 2 Stony Brook, NY, USA
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) remains at epidemic proportions in the United States. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as an outcome of IPV is now being investigated by researchers, particularly long-term sequelae. This review addresses underreporting and lack of treatment, and the physical and psychological impact for victims of IPV who have received a TBI. Recent research has begun to investigate professional sports players who experience repeated concussions and their at-risk status for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Women who are in abusive relationships for long periods of time may also incur repeated blows to the head. Researching the at-risk status for CTE is a much needed line of inquiry for this underserved population.DOI: 10.29245/2572.942X/2018/3.1181 View / Download Pdf View Full Text