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Calls to better support women with acquired brain injuries caused by domestic violence

Domestic violence support workers are calling for greater recognition and help for the hidden number of women suffering from acquired brain injury after being abused.

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The number of children in protection in Australia is rising and support groups say that could be a result of an epidemic of undiagnosed acquired brain injury.

They say with better awareness, diagnosis and therapy, women would not have to suffer the loss of their children as a result of domestic violence injuries.

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