Psychiatric assessment of victims of adolescent dating violence in a primary care clinic.
Dating violence in the adolescent population is a significant problem, which warrants concern and focus.
As many as one-third of adolescents have experienced dating violence in their relationships.
This article outlines many of the developmental and experiential factors that influence the likelihood that adolescents will encounter violence in their relationships.
Mental health clinicians, physicians, nurses, social workers, and others who work with adolescents in the health field have a unique opportunity to identify and respond to this type of violence involving their patients.
This article outlines the ways in which health care professionals can assess patients for this type of violence and when and how to offer assistance and referrals.
Mots-clés Pascal : Violence, Comportement rendez vous, Soin santé primaire, Adolescent, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Violence, Dating behavior, Primary health care, Adolescent, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0402303
Code Inist : 002B18C04. Création : 22/03/2000.