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Head injuries suffered by 80% of women prisoners – BBC News

Glasgow University researchers found domestic violence was the most common cause.

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image captionTwo thirds of female inmates told researchers they had suffered repeat head injuries for many years
Almost 80% of women prisoners in Scotland have a history of significant head injury – mostly through through domestic abuse, a study has found.
The University of Glasgow research found 66% of inmates had suffered repeat head injuries for many years.
And 89% of participants said domestic violence was the most common cause.
The study, funded by the Scottish government…

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