U.S. Navy CAPT (Ret) Glenna Tinney, MSW, ACSW, DCSW, coauthor of "Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans" in the new book Women at War, discusses myths surrounding intimate partner violence (IPV), prevalence of IPV in the military, screening, and IPV resources for health care providers concerned about a patient.
Women currently make up about 15% of the military population, and more than 300,000 women have deployed since September 11, 2001. Women at War includes 19 chapters covering a host of topics, including deployment, issues at home, psychological challenges, and the veteran experience, reviewing epidemiology, changes in policy and demographics, factors affecting health, issues related to reproductive and urogenital health, and suggestions for health care providers treating women service members and veterans.
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