Navigation Links
Study finds asking about pregnancy coercion and intimate-partner violence can reduce their incidence
Date:8/30/2010

uding secretly or overtly damaging condoms to force a woman to become pregnant or throwing away or preventing her from using birth control pills.

The study was conducted in four Northern California family-planning clinics between May 2008 and October 2009. The intervention was designed collaboratively with the Family Violence Prevention Fund and reproductive health experts. Family planning counselors and clinicians were trained to implement the intervention at two of the four sites. Two control sites provided standard domestic violence and sexual assault screening. Participants included approximately 900 English- and Spanish-speaking women between 16 and 29 years old, with the vast majority of the women, 76 percent, aged 24 or younger.

The intervention involved assessing for partner violence and reproductive coercion during a reproductive health visit, discussing harm-reduction strategies to reduce risk for unintended pregnancy and connecting women to violence-related resources. In the context of inquiries about the reason for the clinic visit, the participants who received the intervention were asked straight-forward questions about pregnancy coercion and birth-control sabotage integrated into their reproductive health visit. A positive response to any of these inquiries was considered reproductive coercion. The inquiries included:

  • "Have you hidden birth control from your partner so he wouldn't get you pregnant?"
  • "Has your partner tried to force you to become pregnant when you didn't want to be?"
  • "Does your partner mess with your birth control?"
  • "Does your partner refuse to use condoms when you ask?"
  • "Has your partner ever hurt you physically because you didn't agree to become pregnant?"

Study participants at control clinics who did not receive the intervention received standard-of-care questionnaires that asked: "Have you ever been hit, kicked, slapped or choked by your current or form
'/>"/>

Contact: Phyllis Brown
phyllis.brown@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
916-734-9023
University of California - Davis - Health System
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Despite Treatment, Employees with Depression Generate Higher Absentee Costs, According to Thomson Reuters Study
2. American Council on Exercise (ACE) Study Reveals Kettlebells Provide Powerful Workout in Short Amount of Time
3. TV drama can be more persuasive than news program, study finds
4. Study carried out into biological risks of eating reptiles
5. Neuroimaging study may pave way for effective Alzheimers treatments
6. Study finds racial gaps continue in heart disease awareness
7. Luth Researchs IndicatorEDG(TM) Study Finds Americans Hopes of Achieving Their Dreams Are Fading
8. First blinded study of venous insufficiency prevalence in MS shows promising results
9. Soothing infants with food focus of childhood obesity study
10. People with anxiety disorder less able to regulate response to negative emotions, study shows
11. American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study Finds Racial Gaps Continue in Heart Disease Awareness, Low Knowledge of Heart Attack Warning Signs Among Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... , ... August 04, 2015 , ... The results of ... treat Retinitis pigmentosa, a rare eye disease that progressively causes blindness, were published on ... Ophthalmology. According to the results of the trial, the implant, more commonly known as ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... More than 700 years ... their wedding vows on Friday, July 24th. Chaplains Shawn Kafader and Richard Oas ... other. Following the ceremony was a reception, with music by the Moonlight Serenade ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Law Offices of Ben C. Martin , based ... Inferior Vena Cava Filters (“IVC Filters”). , As lead IVC filter lawyer for the ... clients under In re Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Products ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Continuing Education Company ... of an interaction simulation session entitled "NOACS: What the Evidence Shows in Managing ... Learning Institute Inc. and EDUmotion US LLC. , This special activity was recently ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... , ... Mr Didier Cauchois, CIO of information systems at ... Mr Cauchois attributes the success to the dedication from the team at COL, ... offered by Winscribe's platform. , "We have already begun to see the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:“Bionic Eye” Implant for the Blind Proved Safe and Effective at the End of a Three Year Clinical Trial 2Health News:Couples Renew Vows at Friendship Village of Schaumburg 2Health News:Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas Files New IVC Filter Complications Lawsuits and Pursues Settlements 2Health News:Law Offices of Ben C. Martin in Dallas Files New IVC Filter Complications Lawsuits and Pursues Settlements 3Health News:Innovative Medical Interactive Simulation Session to be presented at upcoming Continuing Education Company Education (CME) Conferences. 2Health News:Innovative Medical Interactive Simulation Session to be presented at upcoming Continuing Education Company Education (CME) Conferences. 3Health News:The Oscar Lambret Center (France) Completes First Stage Of Winscribe Text Rollout 2Health News:The Oscar Lambret Center (France) Completes First Stage Of Winscribe Text Rollout 3Health News:The Oscar Lambret Center (France) Completes First Stage Of Winscribe Text Rollout 4
... to a small-scale, in-office, observational study, psychiatrists and ... of pediatric ADHD and psychiatric comorbidities, particularly regarding ... which utilized accepted sociolinguistic methodologies to evaluate the ... presented recently at the 20th annual U.S. Psychiatric ...
... symptoms at least once a week, survey shows , , THURSDAY, ... how well asthma patients in the United States think they ... their daily lives, according to a survey released Thursday by ... of the survey respondents said they have their asthma symptoms ...
... that as HIV treatment improved and as HIV-related public ... disease and seek care, that HIV-infected patients would seek ... are actually sicker when they begin therapy. The study ... Infectious Diseases, currently available online. , The study, carried ...
... 25 Cash Technologies, Inc.,(Amex: TQ ... Claim-Remedi,Services, Inc. has entered into a Services ... to incorporate Claim-Remedi,s products into,TriCap,s ARxChange(TM) debt ... centralized on-line marketplace for the disposition of,healthcare ...
... Developer of Zone Sonography(TM) ... ... Systems,a developer of premium ultrasound systems and proprietary Zone,Sonography(TM) technology, announced ... financial officer (CFO). Marcotte has,more than 20 years of finance and ...
... DENVER, Oct. 25 Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC),announces ... Health,System to provide simulation training and education services ... the system,s,flagship facility, the Hospital of the University ... Report as one of the top 18 hospitals ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Psychiatrists, parents significantly differ in ADHD, psychiatric comorbidities perceptions 2Health News:Most Asthmatics Don't Have Illness Under Control 2Health News:Most Asthmatics Don't Have Illness Under Control 3Health News:HIV patients sicker when seeking care than in the past 2Health News:Cash Technologies Subsidiary Signs Services and Licensing Agreement With TriCap Health Group 2Health News:Cash Technologies Subsidiary Signs Services and Licensing Agreement With TriCap Health Group 3Health News:ZONARE Names Marcotte Chief Financial Officer 2Health News:Medical Simulation Corporation Announces Partnership With University of Pennsylvania Health System 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... ROSEMONT, Ill. , Aug. 3, 2015 ... ankle problem, and you,re looking for the best possible ... for the best outcome too, and now there,s a ... there. Following steps recommended by the American Orthopaedic ... after surgery can help you avoid complications and heal ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 3, 2015 ReportsnReports.com adds ... with 2020 forecasts as well as Global Medical ... devices intelligence collection of its library. ... 2020 forecasts spread across 164 pages, talking about ... and figures is now available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/407046-global-medical-simulation-industry-report-2015.html ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... BUFFALO, N.Y. , Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the Wilmot Cancer Institute to the OmniSeq SM ... from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and announced ... products that support a physician-driven, collaborative approach to ... patient outcomes.  Wilmot Cancer Institute is a rapidly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Patient Guide: How to Prepare for Surgery 2Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 2Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 3Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 4Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 5Medical Simulation Market to see 14% CAGR to 2019 6OmniSeq Adds Wilmot Cancer Institute to its Collaboration-Based Treatment Network 2OmniSeq Adds Wilmot Cancer Institute to its Collaboration-Based Treatment Network 3
... SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2012 The Centers for ... has quadrupled in a decade to nearly 15,000 in ... South Carolina, the number of people misusing or abusing ... and underscoring the need for access to quality care ...
... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SolutionStart, Corp., a leading provider of ... to announce John Karagiannis as its new Vice President ... over 12-years of strong experience in Information Technology having ... Designer, and Analyst providing comprehensive technical and business support ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Millennium Laboratories Sponsors Educational Programs in Support of Safe Prescribing Practices at Regional Pain Society Conferences 2Millennium Laboratories Sponsors Educational Programs in Support of Safe Prescribing Practices at Regional Pain Society Conferences 3Millennium Laboratories Sponsors Educational Programs in Support of Safe Prescribing Practices at Regional Pain Society Conferences 4
For temporary cardiac pacing after open heart surgery. The zig-zag portion of the heartwire is embedded into the desired area of the myocardium (epicardially)....
For temporary cardiac pacing after open heart surgery. The zig-zag portion of the heartwire is embedded into the desired area of the myocardium (epicardially)....
For temporary cardiac pacing after open heart surgery. The zig-zag portion of the heartwire is embedded into the desired area of the myocardium (epicardially)....
For temporary cardiac pacing after open heart surgery. The zig-zag portion of the heartwire is embedded into the desired area of the myocardium (epicardially)....
Medicine Products: