Researchers are calling for more research on brain injury and domestic violence.
Many will equate concussion with sports-related injury. But a concussion can be sustained from a punch to the face or someone’s head being hit repeatedly against the wall or the floor.
Halina Haag, a social worker and PhD candidate in social work at Wilfrid Laurier University and Dr. Carmela Tartaglia, a neurologist with the Canadian Concussion Centre in Toronto, in a recent article, share the need to do more research on the impact of brain injury for women. For the Globe and Mail article, click on the link below.
Globe and Mail Intimate Partner Violence and Brain Injuries
The Cridge Centre for the Family – Intimate Partner Violence and Brain Injury
RCMP – Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse
Brain Injury Canada – Intimate Partner Violence & Advocacy
Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)