Screening and counselling in the primary care setting for women who have experienced intimate partner violence (WEAVE): a cluster randomised controlled trial

Kelsey Hegarty, Lorna Jane O'Doherty, Angela Taft, Patty Chondros, Stephanie J Brown, Jodie Louise Valpied, Jill Anne Astbury, Ann R Taket, Lisa Gold, Gene Solomon Feder, Jane Maree Gunn

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Evidence for a benefi t of interventions to help women who screen positive for intimate partner violence (IPV) in health-care settings is limited. We assessed whether brief counselling from family doctors trained to respond to women identifi ed through IPV screening would increase women s quality of life, safety planning and behaviour, and mental health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249 - 258
Number of pages10
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9888
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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