[12-Month Prevalence and Consequences of Current Experiences of Physical and Psychological Violence in a Sample of Patients who Entered First Time a Psychotherapeutic Outpatient Clinic].

@article{Karger201712MonthPA,
  title={[12-Month Prevalence and Consequences of Current Experiences of Physical and Psychological Violence in a Sample of Patients who Entered First Time a Psychotherapeutic Outpatient Clinic].},
  author={Andr{\'e} Karger and Katharina Fetz and Ralf Sch{\"a}fer and Robert Schlack and Matthias Franz and Ljiljana Joksimovic},
  journal={Psychiatrische Praxis},
  year={2017},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={323-331}
}
Objective To examine current experiences of violence and its relationship with psychological burden in a psychotherapeutic outpatient sample. Methods 1074 patients of a psychotherapeutic outpatient-clinic of a university hospital completed a written violence screening questionnaire. Results Current experienced physical and psychological violence was two times higher compared to general population. Patients who experienced current violence reported significantly more psychological burden… CONTINUE READING