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Easing Screens for Intimate Partner Violence

(from the October 2020 ACP Internist)

By Janet Colwell

Internists can be leaders in addressing intimate partner violence, a problem for which effective screening tools and interventions are available.

During a routine check-up with her internist, a woman mentioned that she'd been feeling a lot of stress related to her relationship with her husband. However, she wasn't sure if her situation qualified as abusive or whether she should ask for help, since her partner was not hitting her.

Read the full article in ACP Internist.

ACP Internist provides news and information for internists about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

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