Alison Haworth

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OBJECTIVE To examine midwives' perceptions and experiences of routine enquiry for domestic violence. DESIGN Focus groups and semi-structured interviews. SETTING The study was conducted in the maternity services of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Hospital Trust, an inner London teaching hospital. SAMPLE Twenty-eight midwives were interviewed. METHODS One(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of domestic violence in pregnancy when midwives are trained to enquire about it routinely. DESIGN A cross sectional study during a period after midwives had been trained to routinely enquire about it and a retrospective case note survey at an earlier period. SETTING The maternity services of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS(More)
A 12-item scale of religiosity was related to content analyses of interviews with mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Results indicated that mothers who spontaneously mentioned religion in their interview rated themselves higher on the religiosity scale than did mothers who did not mention religion. Moreover, mothers who spoke more(More)
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