Concern over clinical trial seeking potential solution to domestic violence, as victims, advocates speak out – ABC News

Health workers and an MP question a multi-million-dollar clinical trial that is testing if an antidepressant can help domestic violence perpetrators manage their anger, as a survivor says it has enabled her partner’s behaviour.

Consultant psychiatrist Karen Williams said she was so alarmed by reports of increased violence by trial participants that she believed the program should be paused and every victim survivor contacted to ensure their wellbeing and that they had a plan of action in case the violence became worse.

Source: Concern over clinical trial seeking potential solution to domestic violence, as victims, advocates speak out – ABC News

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