Identification of factors that influence the likelihood of screening for domestic violence by medical students and residents

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Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Physiology



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Attitude of Health Personnel; Clinical Clerkship; Clinical Competence; Curriculum; Domestic Violence; Education, Medical, Graduate; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Humans; Inservice Training; *Internship and Residency; Mass Screening; Medical Staff, Hospital; Needs Assessment; Predictive Value of Tests; Questionnaires; Regression Analysis; Risk Factors; Students, Medical


Health Services Research | Medical Education | Primary Care


Physicians are in a front-line position to screen patients for domestic violence (DV) yet often feel unprepared to do so. This study was done to assess the effectiveness of extant DV curricula and to inform the development of new programs that strengthen DV screening skills.

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Citation: Acad Med. 2001 May;76(5):529.

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