Intimate partner violence and functional health status: associations with severity, danger, and self-advocacy behaviors.

@article{Straus2009IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence and functional health status: associations with severity, danger, and self-advocacy behaviors.},
  author={H. Dominanz Straus and Catherine Cerulli and Louise-Anne Mcnutt and Karin V. Rhodes and Kenneth Conner and Robin S Kemball and Nadine J Kaslow and Debra Houry},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={625-31}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess physical and mental functional health status as associated with the severity of intimate partner violence (IPV) and perceived danger. METHODS Prospective cross-sectional survey of all patients aged 18-55 in an urban emergency department during a convenience sample of shifts. Instruments included the George Washington Universal Violence Prevention Screening protocol, administered by computer during the initial visit, the Short-Form 12 Health Survey (SF-12), the Conflict… CONTINUE READING