Primary care physicians' attitudes to battered women and feelings of self-competence regarding their care.

@article{Rabin2000PrimaryCP,
  title={Primary care physicians' attitudes to battered women and feelings of self-competence regarding their care.},
  author={Stanley Rabin and Ernesto Kahan and S Zalewsky and Barbara Rabin and M. M. Herz and O Mehudar and Eliezer Kitai},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2000},
  volume={2 10},
  pages={753-7}
}
BACKGROUND Previous descriptive studies have demonstrated the problematic nature of physicians' attitudes toward battered women. However, little empirical research has been done in the field, especially among the various medical specialties. OBJECTIVES To compare the approach and feelings of competence regarding the care of battered women between primary care and non-primary care physicians. The non-primary care physicians who are likely to encounter battered women in the ambulatory setting… CONTINUE READING

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