An Effective Approach to Intimate Partner Abuse in Health Care Settings

A Position Statement developed by the Health Committee of the Woman Abuse Council

WACT believes that health care practitioners will not be able to adequately respond to the health care issues of their patients if they do not ask them about their experience of IPA. Ignoring the issue may lead to problems in diagnosis and treatment.

Type/Format of Resource: WomanACT publications

Category/Topic of interest:
    Woman Abuse

Population Group:
    Health Care Service Providers

Language of Resource:

Year of Publication: 2005

Associated Document:
     Health_Position (Acrobat PDF file)

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