Comorbidity between abuse of an adult and DSM-III-R mental disorders : Evidence from an epidemiological study.
The purpose of this study was to report the prevalence risk, and implications of comorbidity between partner violence and psychiatric disorders.
Data were obtained from a representative birth cohort of 941 young adults through use of the Conflict Tactics Scales and Diagnostic Interview Schdule.
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.
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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Cote : 98-0097301
Code Inist : 002B18F01. Création : 22/06/1998.