The Danger Assessment also includes a question to evaluate women’s suicide risk and one to assess violence toward her children. Depression may also be suggested and if present, indicates further evaluation.
The role for nursing is discussed concluding with directions for further investigation. This paper reviews the epidemiology, significance, identification and screening, and interventions for IPV. American Journal of Public Health 88 (11), 1702 - 1704. W., Campbell, J., Campbell, D., Gary, F., & Webster, D. The role of alcohol use in intimate partner femicide.
Implications for nursing are discussed, concluding with directions for further investigation. The American Journal on Addictions, 10(2), 122-135.
Browne observed the following factors to be present in her sample of battered women who killed their partners: his substance use and frequency of intoxication, frequency of violent incidents, forced sexual acts, his threats to kill, her severity of injuries, and her threats of suicide (Campbell, 1994).
Substance abuse, particularly alcohol, while not commonly believed to be the cause, is significantly correlated with IPV.
Epidemiology The objective in Healthy People 2010 is to "reduce the rate of physical assault by current or former intimate partners" to a rate of women 12 years and older (USDHHS, 2000). Health care utilization and history of trauma among women in a primary care setting.