TITLE

Intimate Partner Abuse in Health Care Settings

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Bonnie E.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly;Spring2010, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p315
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study of intimate partner abuse in health care settings which include emergency departments, primary care, and obstetrics and gynecology. The study describes how partner violence presents in the aforementioned settings and summarizes the risk makers that indicate possible abuse. It cites the health consequences of partner violence and outlines barriers to providing care. It finds that a range of physical and mental health outcomes are associated with physical, sexual, and psychological abuse.
ACCESSION #
51265492

 

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