Although violence against women is recognized as a major public health problem, few interventions have been developed to reduce abuse.
In this study, 132 pregnant women received three counseling sessions that were designed to reduce further abuse.
A comparison group of 67 abused women were offered wallet-sized cards listing community resources for abuse.
Women in both groups were followed at 6 months and 12 months post-delivery.
Using repeated measures MANCOVA with entry scores as a covariate, we found significantly less violence reported by women in the intervention group than by women in the comparison group.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Femelle, Ethnie, Gestation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Victimologie, Evolution, Abus sexuel, Partenaire sexuel, Education santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Female, Ethnic group, Pregnancy, United States, North America, America, Victimology, Evolution, Sexual abuse, Sex partner, Health education
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0128163
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 16/11/1999.