Experts: Men more likely to keep quiet

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  • Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

MEN are more likely to keep quiet about being abused. This is due to shame, fear that they won’t be believed or that the partner might take revenge, say experts.

Some domestic violence victims also put up with abuse, justifying them as “isolated incidents” within the abuser’s “nice” underlying personality, says Malaysian Mental Health Association president and consultant psychiatrist Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj.

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