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CDC - Intimate Partner Violence Website

CDC - Intimate Partner Violence Website Online Resource

Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Website

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Publication Date: 2021

The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy. CDC’s research and programs work to understand the problem of intimate partner violence and prevent it before it begins.


Collaboration and Partnerships Investigations Policy/Protocol Development Trauma

VAWA Crime(s):

Dating Violence Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Stalking