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Women Abuse and the Role of the Family Doctor.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185016
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2005
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September 15, 2005
September 16, 2005
September 16, 2005
March 2003
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number of reported cases wherein a doctor suspected and discussed partner abuse.
Same as current
No Changes Posted
number of cases with non-obvious symptoms wherein a doctor suspected partner abuse.
Same as current
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Women Abuse and the Role of the Family Doctor.
Women Abuse and the Role of the Family Doctor. Testing an Intervention in a Randomised Controlled Trial.

The study tested a training to improve recognition of abused female patients in family practice.Effect measures of the training were: number of reported cases wherein the doctor suspected and discussed partner abuse and the number of non-obviuos reasons to suspect partner abuse.We assumed that following a training would improve the recognition of abused women.

Secondary to this trial we explored gender differences of family doctors in discussing partner abuse and we interviewed women recently identified by their family doctor. Medical histories of recently identified abused women were studied to assess health problems and health-care utilisation.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
  • Improved Recognition of Partner Abuse
  • Gender Differences in Discussing Partner Abuse
  • Abused Women's Expectations,Experiences
  • Abused Women's Health Care Utilisation
Behavioral: a training to improve recognition of partner abuse.
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Terminated
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November 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:women consulting in family practice, age 18 years and older -

Exclusion Criteria:we excluded only for the interviews: women who were assessed by their family doctor to be in danger because of the abusive situation, women with a psychiatric condition.

Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Netherlands
 
 
NCT00185016
1,SLFW
Theia 200173
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Radboud University
Theia Foundation, Zilveren Kruis Achmea
Study Chair: Toine LM Lagro-Janssen, PhD/MD/FP Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen
Principal Investigator: Sylvie H Lo Fo Wong, MD/FP Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen
Radboud University
September 2005

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