Importing Domestic Violence

I read this article in the New York Times about domestic violence among members of the military who have been away in Iraq.  I wonder if there is research about rates of DV among people who perform other violent jobs – like police officers.  This article seems to link DV to people with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) which you can get form being in a war, but it seems to me that the normalization of violence in general would play a role.  What about DV rates of people who live in neighborhoods with high per capita murder rates (yes, Jeremey, correlation and causation — it is a problem), I am just saying. 

It’s a hard article to read.  Or it was for me anyway.  Put some serious stuff to think about.  Gabrielle — what say you?

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