Characteristics linked exposure to chronic abuse and violence



Stat: Researchers have linked exposure to chronic abuse and violence with lower IQ scores, poorer language skills, decrements in visual-motor integration skills and problems with attention and memory.

Stat Categories: Domestic Violence / Abuse Stats

Tags: domestic violence domestic violence,domestic abuse

Years: 2010

Stat Source: Makers of Memories

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Makers of Memories

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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