Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers

A victim of domestic violence who has a brain injury may have difficulty doing many of the things that will help her with both immediate safety and long-term freedom from abuse, such as:

Brain injury makes it harder to deal with domestic violence.
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  1. Bennett, L. & Bland, P., Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence, 2008, p 6.