• Expert perspectives on intimate partner violence power and control in pediatric healthcare settings

    1 month ago - By Academic Pediatrics

    Childhood exposure to intimate partner violence is a pervasive public health epidemic with profound impact on child health. While past work has demonstrated how abusive partners exert control over IPV survivors in a variety of settings , scant research has examined how IPV power and control behaviors manifest themselves in pediatric healthcare settings. In this study, we explore the perspectives of pediatric IPV experts about: 1) behaviors used by abusive partners to control IPV survivors in pediatric healthcare settings; 2) how controlling behaviors impact healthcare access and quality...
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