Domestic Violence and Health: The Response of the Medical by Emma Williamson

By Emma Williamson

An exploration of the difficulty of household violence and overall healthiness and an exploration of ways ladies suppose approximately their encounters with healthcare execs. It increases a couple of concerns for pros curious about either coverage implementation and perform. those concerns comprise: the differentiation among actual and non-physical accidents; causes of the motives of household violence proffered by means of either player teams; an exam of the perceptions held via well-being care execs in terms of ladies who current with household violence-related accidents; the makes use of and abuses of the scientific list in the wider context of documentation and confidentiality; and the influence of wider help-seeking and multi-agency collaborations.

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They are intended to contextualise the health interaction within the experience of domestic violence and wider help-seeking activities. As such, they address: the impact of physical and non-physical injuries; a variety of treatment experiences; views of the health interaction; and wider experiences of help seeking. It is on the testimonies of these women that Chapters Six to Ten, which relate to responses from health practitioners, should be considered. The chapters in this section are important because they describe in detail how women who experience domestic violence interpret the professional response of the health practitioners they encounter.

Kurz, 1987, p 73) 28 Domestic violence and the medical profession The quotation above reiterates the problems associated with asking specific questions by locating the negative responses of healthcare professionals within the expectation that women should leave violent and abusive partners. Perceptions of domestic violence patients are important, therefore, as are expectations about the behaviour of such patients. This chapter has introduced literature which considers a number of theories relevant to a discussion of domestic violence and health.

Long-term health implications It became apparent in the interviews with the participating women that there were a number of long-term health implications resulting from the physical violence they had been subjected to. ” (Carol) This extract demonstrates how the causes of an injury, whether of social origin or not, can effectively prevent the adequate treatment of that injury. This is a very serious issue which has massive implications for the use of resources and the long-term health of women who experience domestic violence.

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