Domestic violence screening: prevalence and outcomes in a Canadian HIV population.

  title={Domestic violence screening: prevalence and outcomes in a Canadian HIV population.},
  author={Reed A C Siemieniuk and Hartmut B. Krentz and Jessica A. Gish and M. John Gill},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  volume={24 12},
There is a strong association between domestic violence victimization and HIV infection. This may lead to poor health outcomes including mental health disorders and reduced access to care. A standardized domestic violence screening interview was incorporated into ongoing care in the large and diverse population living with HIV in Southern Alberta, Canada. Results from May through December 2009 are reported, including the prevalence and outcomes of abuse. Thirty-four percent of 853 patients… 

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