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General Practitioner management of intimate partner abuse and the whole family: Qualitative study

Taft, Angela; Broom, Dorothy; Legge, David

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Objective: To explore management by general practitioners of victimised female patients, male partners who abuse, and children in the family. Design: Triangulated qualitative study comparing doctors' reported management with current recommendations in the literature. Participants: 28 general practitioners attending continuing medical education about management of domestic violence. Results: Doctors perceived partner abuse in diverse ways. Their gender, perceptions, and attitudes could all...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79613
Source: BMJ - British Medical Journal

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