Incorporating routine screening for history of childhood sexual abuse into well-woman and maternity care.

@article{Seng1995IncorporatingRS,
  title={Incorporating routine screening for history of childhood sexual abuse into well-woman and maternity care.},
  author={Julia Seng and Brian Aagaard Petersen},
  journal={Journal of nurse-midwifery},
  year={1995},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={26-30}
}
Despite a rapid expansion in the understanding of the incidence and effects of childhood sexual abuse in the mental health disciplines, health care disciplines have only begun to look at the effect of an abuse history on women's health. Little is known from research about its influence on a woman's gynecology care or childbearing experience. The literature across disciplines advocates for routine screening for history of childhood sexual abuse. Asking about childhood sexual abuse will benefit… CONTINUE READING