Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Title: Domestic violence victims’ perception on health personnel’s attendance
Authors: Cristina, Irene
Sim-Sim, Margarida
Editors: Magalhães, Maria
Guerreiro, Ana
Pontedeira, Catia
Keywords: Domestic violence
Abused Woman
intimate partner violence
Battered Women
Issue Date: 6-Sep-2017
Citation: Cristina, I. & Sim-Sim, M. (2019). Domestic violence victims’ perception on health personnel’s attendance. In M. J. Magalhães, A. Guerreiro & C. Pontedeira (Eds.), II European Conference on Domestic Violence 2017 (pp.237-244). Porto: Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto. Retrieved from
Abstract: Introduction: women victim of Domestic Violence search, in healthcare services a resource which can provide support in the critical situation. Objective: To describe the victim’s perception on the attendance, in the hospital environment, at the time of the violence episode. Methods: quantitative approach, descriptive, transversal. Convenience sample of 81 women housed in shelter-houses, with ages between 19-64 years old (SD=11.64). The questionnaire collected sociodemographic data and the history of victimization. Items regarding the evaluation of the attendance were applied, adapted from the Chicago programme. Ethical aspects were considered. Results: Violence occurs between 5 and 10 years to majority (n=19; 23,5%). Regarding the health professionals’ actions in relational aspects, it is observed that the majority of women has a positive perception related to the given attention (n=51; 63%). Regarding the knowledge of the professionals, the victims’ perception values the knowledge of legislation (n=75; 92.6%). Regarding the efficacy of attendance, the item utility of referral by the professionals is highlighted (n=72; 88.9%). Conclusion: Results regarding attendance are positive. However, in the victims’ perception, the professionals don’t possess a total easiness when speaking face-to-face about violence with the victim. Regarding the safety plan, it is desirable a better co-construction between victim and professional
Type: article
Appears in Collections:CICTS - Artigos em Livros de Actas/Proceedings

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
EBOOK_IIECDV.pdf3.52 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpaceOrkut
Formato BibTex mendeley Endnote Logotipo do DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.


Dspace Dspace
DSpace Software, version 1.6.2 Copyright © 2002-2008 MIT and Hewlett-Packard - Feedback
UEvora B-On Curriculum DeGois