Factors Associated with the Cessation of Intimate Partner Violence in Women Attending Primary Care in Spain

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Title: Factors Associated with the Cessation of Intimate Partner Violence in Women Attending Primary Care in Spain
Authors: Montero Piñar, María Isabel | Martín Baena, David | Escribà Agüir, Vicenta | Vives-Cases, Carmen | Ruiz Pérez, Isabel
Research Group/s: Salud Pública
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Enfermería Comunitaria, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública e Historia de la Ciencia
Keywords: Gender violence | Spouse abuse | Predictive factors | Health
Knowledge Area: Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media New York
Citation: Journal of Family Violence. 2015. doi:10.1007/s10896-015-9684-z
Abstract: This study aimed to identify factors associated with the likelihood of IPV cessation among women attending Spanish primary healthcare. Of the 2465 women who reported lifetime IPV, 36.1 % stated that violence had ceased. Those women not currently abused had higher levels of education and social support, were workers or students, and had no dependent children. When IPV duration was less than 5 years, the likelihood of cessation was two times higher than when IPV continued beyond 5 years. For women who have experienced physical IPV, the probability of ending the violent relationship was 10 times higher than for those suffering from psychological IPV. The implications of the findings regarding clinical significance and future research are discussed.
Sponsor: This study was supported with funding from the Health Institute Carlos III (Ministry of Health, Spain).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/45665
ISSN: 0885-7482 (Print) | 1573-2851 (Online)
DOI: 10.1007/s10896-015-9684-z
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-015-9684-z
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10896-015-9684-z
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