This integrated series of three articles deals with the relationship between interpersonal violence and health.
In the first article, the scope of the problem, the prevalence of interpersonal violence, and information on rates of violent crime in specific subgroups of people are outlined.
The role of the treating physician and other health professionals in failing to identify cases of assault-related illness is considered, as are the factors that place individuals at increased risk of assault.
In the second article, the impact of interpersonal violence on physical and mental health is reviewed, and the results of basic and applied clincial research into acute and chronic emotional and physical sequalae are discussed.
The third article includes an outline of implications for research, training, and clincial practice using behavioral techniques in treating victims of interpersonal violence.
Mots-clés Pascal : Violence, Abus sexuel, Victimologie, Facteur risque, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Diagnostic, Homme, Article synthèse
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Violence, Sexual abuse, Victimology, Risk factor, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Diagnosis, Human, Review
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0519710
Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 13/02/1998.