intimate partner violence

Summary

Summary: A pattern of assaultive and coercive behavior by an individual against their partner or spouse that may include physical injury, psychological abuse, sexual assault, progressive isolation, stalking, deprivation, intimidation, and reproductive coercion.

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  1. Ashaba S, Kaida A, Coleman J, Burns B, Dunkley E, O Neil K, et al. Psychosocial challenges facing women living with HIV during the perinatal period in rural Uganda. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176256 pubmed publisher
    ..HIV -related stigma from health professionals, HIV status disclosure dilemma, unintended pregnancy and intimate partner violence, HIV and environmental structural barriers and distress and fear related to maternal and child health...
  2. Bikinesi L, Mash R, Joyner K. Prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated factors amongst women attending antenatal care at Outapi clinic, Namibia: A descriptive survey. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2017;9:e1-e6 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant and largely hidden public health problem for all women and, during pregnancy, can have significant effects on the health of both mother and the unborn baby...
  3. Murshid N. An assessment of the association between asset ownership and intimate partner violence in Pakistan. Public Health. 2017;150:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..association between women's reports of asset ownership (home and land) and experience of three types of intimate partner violence (IPV): physical violence, emotional violence, and husbands' controlling behaviors...
  4. Hampanda K, Nimz A, Abuogi L. Barriers to uptake of early infant HIV testing in Zambia: the role of intimate partner violence and HIV status disclosure within couples. AIDS Res Ther. 2017;14:17 pubmed publisher
    ..In the adjusted model, uptake of early infant HIV testing was associated with female-directed emotional intimate partner violence (aOR 0.41; 95% CI 0.21-0.79; p < 0.01), HIV status disclosure to the male partner (aOR 13...
  5. Petrosky E, Blair J, Betz C, Fowler K, Jack S, Lyons B. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Homicides of Adult Women and the Role of Intimate Partner Violence - United States, 2003-2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017;66:741-746 pubmed publisher
    ..To inform homicide and intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention efforts, CDC analyzed homicide data from the National Violent Death Reporting System (..
  6. Tanimu T, Yohanna S, Omeiza S. The pattern and correlates of intimate partner violence among women in Kano, Nigeria. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2016;8:e1-e6 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been increasingly recognised as a major public health and human rights problem that cuts across all populations, irrespective of social, economic, religious or cultural groups...
  7. Chisholm C, Bullock L, Ferguson J. Intimate partner violence and pregnancy: screening and intervention. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;217:145-149 pubmed publisher
    ..first part of this review, we provided currently accepted definitions of categories and subcategories of intimate partner violence and discussed the prevalence and health impacts of intimate partner violence in nonpregnant and pregnant ..
  8. Stewart D, Vigod S, MacMillan H, Chandra P, Han A, Rondon M, et al. Current Reports on Perinatal Intimate Partner Violence. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017;19:26 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to review the literature on perinatal intimate partner violence, focusing on recent knowledge to guide mental health professionals on the best approaches to identify and treat women exposed to perinatal ..
  9. Tsai A, Kakuhikire B, Perkins J, Vořechovská D, McDonough A, Ogburn E, et al. Measuring personal beliefs and perceived norms about intimate partner violence: Population-based survey experiment in rural Uganda. PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002303 pubmed publisher
    ..Health Surveys (DHS) conducted throughout sub-Saharan Africa indicate there is widespread acceptance of intimate partner violence, contributing to an adverse health risk environment for women...

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  1. Leite F, Amorim M, Wehrmeister F, Gigante D. Violence against women, Espírito Santo, Brazil. Rev Saude Publica. 2017;51:33 pubmed publisher
    ..prevalence and factors associated with psychological, physical and sexual violence in women victims of intimate partner violence assisted in the primary care services...
  2. Silva J, Lima M, Ludermir A. Intimate partner violence and maternal educational practice. Rev Saude Publica. 2017;51:34 pubmed publisher
    The objective of this study is to analyze the association between intimate partner violence against women and maternal educational practice directed to children at the beginning of formal education...
  3. Patton G, Sawyer S, Santelli J, Ross D, Afifi R, Allen N, et al. Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing. Lancet. 2016;387:2423-78 pubmed publisher
  4. Zakrison T, Ruiz X, Gelbard R, Cline J, Turay D, Luo Owen X, et al. Universal screening for intimate partner and sexual violence in trauma patients: An EAST multicenter trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;83:105-110 pubmed publisher
    ..More than one in nine trauma patients is at risk of IPSV, regardless of gender or mechanism of injury. IPSV may be a risk factor for other trauma-associated comorbidities. Prognostic/Epidemiologic, level II; Care Management, level III. ..
  5. Garcia Moreno C, Temmerman M. Commentary: Actions to end violence against women: a multi-sector approach. Glob Public Health. 2015;10:186-8 pubmed publisher
  6. Jewkes R, Fulu E, Tabassam Naved R, Chirwa E, Dunkle K, Haardörfer R, et al. Women's and men's reports of past-year prevalence of intimate partner violence and rape and women's risk factors for intimate partner violence: A multicountry cross-sectional study in Asia and the Pacific. PLoS Med. 2017;14:e1002381 pubmed publisher
    Understanding the past-year prevalence of male-perpetrated intimate partner violence (IPV) and risk factors is essential for building evidence-based prevention and monitoring progress to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5...
  7. Diez C, Kurland R, Rothman E, BAIR MERRITT M, Fleegler E, Xuan Z, et al. State Intimate Partner Violence-Related Firearm Laws and Intimate Partner Homicide Rates in the United States, 1991 to 2015. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:536-543 pubmed publisher
    ..prevent intimate partner homicide (IPH), some states have adopted laws restricting firearm possession by intimate partner violence (IPV) offenders. "Possession" laws prohibit the possession of firearms by these offenders...
  8. Loxton D, Dolja Gore X, Anderson A, Townsend N. Intimate partner violence adversely impacts health over 16 years and across generations: A longitudinal cohort study. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178138 pubmed publisher
    To determine the impact of intimate partner violence on women's mental and physical health over a 16 year period and across three generations...
  9. Peek Asa C, Saftlas A, Wallis A, Harland K, Dickey P. Presence of children in the home and intimate partner violence among women seeking elective pregnancy termination. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0186389 pubmed publisher
    Growing evidence identifies adverse health effects for children who witness intimate partner violence at home. Research has also identified that women seeking elective pregnancy termination are at high risk for partner violence...
  10. Afifi T, Mota N, Sareen J, MacMillan H. The relationships between harsh physical punishment and child maltreatment in childhood and intimate partner violence in adulthood. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:493 pubmed publisher
    ..e., physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical neglect, emotional neglect, and exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV)) in childhood and perpetration or victimization of IPV in adulthood...
  11. Cardoso L, Sorenson S. Violence Against Women and Household Ownership of Radios, Computers, and Phones in 20 Countries. Am J Public Health. 2017;107:1175-1181 pubmed publisher
    ..Policymakers and program planners should consider potential implications of ICT access relating to intimate partner violence.
  12. Mendonça M, Ludermir A. Intimate partner violence and incidence of common mental disorder. Rev Saude Publica. 2017;51:32 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the association of intimate partner violence against women reported in the last 12 months and seven years with the incidence of common mental disorders...
  13. Sigalla G, Rasch V, Gammeltoft T, Meyrowitsch D, Rogathi J, Manongi R, et al. Social support and intimate partner violence during pregnancy among women attending antenatal care in Moshi Municipality, Northern Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:240 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a significant public health problem with negative health consequences for women and their pregnancies...
  14. Mason R, Wolf M, O Rinn S, Ene G. Making connections across silos: intimate partner violence, mental health, and substance use. BMC Womens Health. 2017;17:29 pubmed publisher
    Untold numbers of women worldwide are survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) with a substantial number of these experiencing co-occurring mental health and substance use problems...
  15. Kapiga S, Harvey S, Muhammad A, Stöckl H, Mshana G, Hashim R, et al. Prevalence of intimate partner violence and abuse and associated factors among women enrolled into a cluster randomised trial in northwestern Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:190 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) is recognised as an important public health and social problem, with far reaching consequences for women's physical and emotional health and social well-being...
  16. Flach R, Deslandes S. Cyber dating abuse in affective and sexual relationships: a literature review. Cad Saude Publica. 2017;33:e00138516 pubmed publisher
    ..This form of abuse is a new expression of intimate partner violence that involves, among other practices, posting embarrassing photos and videos and intimate messages ..
  17. Michalopoulos L, Baca Atlas S, Simona S, Jiwatram Negrón T, Ncube A, Chery M. "Life at the River is a Living Hell:" a qualitative study of trauma, mental health, substance use and HIV risk behavior among female fish traders from the Kafue Flatlands in Zambia. BMC Womens Health. 2017;17:15 pubmed publisher
  18. Mohammed B, Johnston J, Harwell J, Yi H, Tsang K, Haidar J. Intimate partner violence and utilization of maternal health care services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:178 pubmed publisher
    Despite its prominence, intimate partner violence (IPV) against women has received little attention in Ethiopia. And as many of sub-Saharan African countries, maternal health care services utilization remains poor...
  19. Islam M, Rahman M, Broidy L, Haque S, Saw Y, Duc N, et al. Assessing the link between witnessing inter-parental violence and the perpetration of intimate partner violence in Bangladesh. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:183 pubmed publisher
    We aimed to examine the influence of witnessing father-to-mother violence on: 1) perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV); and 2) endorsement of attitudes justifying wife beating in Bangladesh...
  20. Ford Gilboe M, Varcoe C, Scott Storey K, Wuest J, Case J, Currie L, et al. A tailored online safety and health intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence: the iCAN Plan 4 Safety randomized controlled trial protocol. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:273 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) threatens the safety and health of women worldwide...
  21. Abedr Rahman H, Salameh H, Salameh R, Alabdallat L, Al Abdallat I. Role of forensic medicine in evaluating non-fatal physical violence against women by their husbands in Jordan. J Forensic Leg Med. 2017;49:33-36 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence against women is a major health problem in most nations, but to date, there has been little awareness of the extent or seriousness of this issue in Jordan...
  22. Walsh K, Moreland A, Hanson R, Resnick H, Saunders B, Kilpatrick D. Relationship violence victimization and binge drinking trajectories among a nationally representative sample of adolescents. J Adolesc. 2017;58:49-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Contrary to expectations, no sex differences emerged. Findings indicate that BD may precede RV. Interventions to reduce alcohol-related RV may be especially useful in this population. ..
  23. Varcoe C, Browne A, Ford Gilboe M, Dion Stout M, McKenzie H, Price R, et al. Reclaiming Our Spirits: Development and Pilot Testing of a Health Promotion Intervention for Indigenous Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence. Res Nurs Health. 2017;40:237-254 pubmed publisher
    Indigenous women are subjected to high rates of multiple forms of violence, including intimate partner violence (IPV), in the context of ongoing colonization and neo-colonization...
  24. Chisholm C, Bullock L, Ferguson J. Intimate partner violence and pregnancy: epidemiology and impact. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017;217:141-144 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence is a significant public health problem in our society, affecting women disproportionately...
  25. Garnweidner Holme L, Lukasse M, Solheim M, Henriksen L. Talking about intimate partner violence in multi-cultural antenatal care: a qualitative study of pregnant women's advice for better communication in South-East Norway. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017;17:123 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women constitutes a major public health problem. Antenatal care is considered a window of opportunity to disclose and to communicate about IPV...
  26. Colombini M, Dockerty C, Mayhew S. Barriers and Facilitators to Integrating Health Service Responses to Intimate Partner Violence in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Comparative Health Systems and Service Analysis. Stud Fam Plann. 2017;48:179-200 pubmed publisher
    This systematic review synthesizes 11 studies of health-sector responses to intimate partner violence (IPV) in low- and middle-income countries...
  27. Lövestad S, Löve J, Vaez M, Krantz G. Prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with symptoms of depression; a cross-sectional study based on a female population sample in Sweden. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:335 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is the most common type of violence targeting women...
  28. Davidov D, Davis S, Zhu M, Afifi T, Kimber M, Goldstein A, et al. Intimate partner violence-related hospitalizations in Appalachia and the non-Appalachian United States. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184222 pubmed publisher
    ..considerable socioeconomic disadvantage and health disparities that are recognized risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  29. Devries K, Knight L, Child J, Kyegombe N, Hossain M, Lees S, et al. Witnessing intimate partner violence and child maltreatment in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013583 pubmed publisher
    Existing evidence, mainly from high-income countries, shows children who witness intimate partner violence (IPV) at home are more likely to experience other forms of violence, but very little evidence is available from lower income ..
  30. Moraes C, Oliveira A, Reichenheim M, Gama S, Leal M. Prevalence of physical intimate partner violence in the first six months after childbirth in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cad Saude Publica. 2017;33:e00141116 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of physical intimate partner violence in the first six months after childbirth among women attending primary care clinics (UBS) for the infant's follow-up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  31. Gibbs A, Carpenter B, Crankshaw T, Hannass Hancock J, Smit J, Tomlinson M, et al. Prevalence and factors associated with recent intimate partner violence and relationships between disability and depression in post-partum women in one clinic in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181236 pubmed publisher
    b>Intimate partner violence (IPV) experienced by pregnant and post-partum women has negative health effects for women, as well as the foetus, and the new-born child...
  32. Chen F, Rothman E, Jaffee S. Early Puberty, Friendship Group Characteristics, and Dating Abuse in US Girls. Pediatrics. 2017;139: pubmed publisher
    ..Pediatricians and adolescent health specialists should be sensitive to the elevated risk for ADA victimization in early-maturing girls. ..
  33. Walker R. Mandatory Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence: An Ethical Dilemma for Forensic Nurses. J Forensic Nurs. 2017;13:143-146 pubmed publisher
    ..additionally mandate providers to report all injuries resultant from reported or suspected domestic/intimate partner violence. This can present a challenge to forensic nurses seeking to protect patient confidentiality and autonomy...
  34. Draucker C, Martsolf D, CRANE S, Romero L, McCord A. Designing an Internet Intervention for Emerging Adults Who Experience Troubled Relationships. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2017;31:296-301 pubmed publisher
    ..Decisions made regarding the design of the intervention based on the six questions are described. We focus in particular on how the intervention is based on the Theory of Emerging Adulthood and the Theory of Narrative Identity. ..