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|Title: ||Domestic violence victims’ perception on health personnel’s attendance|
|Authors: ||Cristina, Irene|
|Editors: ||Magalhães, Maria|
|Keywords: ||Domestic violence|
intimate partner violence
|Issue Date: ||6-Sep-2017|
|Citation: ||Cristina, I. & Sim-Sim, M. (2019). Domestic violence victims’ perception on health personnel’s attendance. In M. J. Magalhães, A. Guerreiro & C. Pontedeira (Eds.), II European Conference on Domestic Violence 2017 (pp.237-244). Porto: Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto. Retrieved from https://www.fpce.up.pt/iiecdv/docs/EBOOK_IIECDV.pdf|
|Abstract: ||Introduction: women victim of Domestic Violence search, in healthcare services a resource which can provide
support in the critical situation. Objective: To describe the victim’s perception on the attendance, in the hospital
environment, at the time of the violence episode. Methods: quantitative approach, descriptive, transversal.
Convenience sample of 81 women housed in shelter-houses, with ages between 19-64 years old (SD=11.64).
The questionnaire collected sociodemographic data and the history of victimization. Items regarding the
evaluation of the attendance were applied, adapted from the Chicago programme. Ethical aspects were
considered. Results: Violence occurs between 5 and 10 years to majority (n=19; 23,5%). Regarding the health
professionals’ actions in relational aspects, it is observed that the majority of women has a positive perception
related to the given attention (n=51; 63%). Regarding the knowledge of the professionals, the victims’
perception values the knowledge of legislation (n=75; 92.6%). Regarding the efficacy of attendance, the item
utility of referral by the professionals is highlighted (n=72; 88.9%). Conclusion: Results regarding attendance
are positive. However, in the victims’ perception, the professionals don’t possess a total easiness when speaking
face-to-face about violence with the victim. Regarding the safety plan, it is desirable a better co-construction
between victim and professional|
|Appears in Collections:||CICTS - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings|
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