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  1. Comorbidity between abuse of an adult and DSM-III-R mental disorders : Evidence from an epidemiological study.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    The purpose of this study was to report the prevalence risk, and implications of comorbidity between partner violence and psychiatric disorders.

    Method 

    Data were obtained from a representative birth cohort of 941 young adults through use of the Conflict Tactics Scales and Diagnostic Interview Schdule.

    Results 

    Half of those involved in partner violence had a psychiatric disorder ; one-third of those with a psychiatric disorder were involved in partner violence.

    Individuals involved in sevete partner violence had elevated rates of a wide spectrum of disorders.

    Conclusions 

    The findings support the importance of mental health clinicians screening for partner violence and treating victims and perpetrators before injury occurs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Violence, Relation conjugale, Victimologie, Association morbide, Trouble psychiatrique, Facteur risque, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Royaume Uni, Europe, Santé mentale, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Violence, Marital relation, Victimology, Concomitant disease, Mental disorder, Risk factor, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United Kingdom, Europe, Mental health, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0097301

    Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 22/06/1998.