Victimization by Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health Issues Among
The issue of military populations becoming victims or the assailant of intimate partner
violence constitutes the article's general topic. The article presents studies that connect partner
violence and mental illness in research findings. Since the article addresses intimate partner
violence in relation to military populations, it also examines other issues that military groups
may experience, including PTSD, depression, and alcoholism.
One of the objectives of the study is to deliberately summarize the existing research on
intimate partner violence and particular mental health issues among serving and former male and
female military personnel. The text goes into extensive detail about specific stressors that have
been demonstrated to have a detrimental effect on relationships, such as operational deployment
and trauma related to deployment, combat-related exposure, and even familial separation.
This article primarily supports the theory that violence against intimate partners may be
more common among military populations than among civilian populations, as suggested by
some studies. Though it has not always been the case, the research presented in this article
suggests that trauma experienced by military personnel plays a significant role in intimate
partner violence. Studies examining mental health issues connected to IPV victimization among
military populations are discussed in the published material. Studies were considered for
inclusion if they engaged male or female military personnel serving or ex serving, reported the
risk of IPV victimization among individuals with and without mental disorder , or determined
mental health employing a validated diagnostic or screening tool (PTSD checklist) or the alcohol
use disorder's identification test.
Nine studies looked at depressive symptoms in people who had experienced IPV when