Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 30th, 2001
"It is well known that partner violence is seldom an isolated event; more often, violence is repeated and escalates over time," says lead study author Jane Koziol-McLain, RN, PhD, of The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. "We found that positive replies to screening questions forecasted future violence."
Several health organizations, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recommend domestic violence screening, but until this study, no one has examined whether screening actually helps pinpoint those women at highest risk...
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