Letters

Domestic violence affects women more than men

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7367.779 (Published 05 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:779
  1. Jo R Richardson, research fellow.,
  2. Gene Feder, professor of primary care research and development,
  3. Jeremy Coid, professor of forensic psychiatry
  1. Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Barts and the London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 4NS
  2. Barts and the London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1 7BE

    EDITOR—The letter by Horner in response to our paper on domestic violence echoed a question raised in many electronic responses to our paper: “What about the men?” 1 2

    An understanding of the impact of domestic violence by men against women is crucial to justifying the attention that this issue deserves, in comparison with violence by women against men. Horner cites …

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