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- xi, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
- "This book reviews the literature on screening, identification, intervention and prevention of partner violence across healthcare specialties and disciplines to benefit the development of effective domestic violence prevention programs. Primary care, psychiatric and mental health care, emergency department settings as well as subspecialties such as emergency rooms, ophthalmology, and infectious disease are considered."--BOOK JACKET.1. Introduction and historical context -- 2. Spousal abuse in maternal care settings -- 3. Spousal abuse in primary care settings -- 4. Spousal abuse in psychiatric and mental health settings -- 5. Domestic violence prevalence, screening, and detection in the emergency department setting -- 6. Subspecialties and domestic violence -- 7. Health and health system issues related to domestic violence -- 8. Barriers to screening, identifying, and helping partner violence victims in health care settings -- 9. Mandatory reporting of domestic violence -- 10. Overcoming barriers -- 11. Medical school training curricula : philosophy, components, process, and outcomes -- 12. Identifying domestically violent men in medical settings -- 13. Primary and secondary prevention of domestic violence -- 14. Issues and future prospects.Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-326) and index.