Randomized Comparison of 3 Methods to Screen for Domestic Violence in Family Practice

Ping-Hsin Chen; Sue Rovi; Washington, Judy; Jacobs, Abbie; Vega, Marielos; Ko-Yu Pan; Johnson, Mark S.
September 2007
Annals of Family Medicine;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p430
Academic Journal
The article cites a study that compared three ways of administering brief questionnaires to screen for domestic violence in family practice in the U.S. These three ways point to self-administered questionnaire, medical staff interview and physician interview. Overall prevalence of domestic violence was 14 percent. Researchers found that most patients and clinicians were comfortable with domestic violence screening in urban family medicine settings.


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