Project

Partner violence and pregnancy, an intervention study in perinatal care

Duration
01 October 2009 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
    • Social medical sciences
    • Nursing
    • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases
    • Gynaecology and obstetrics
Keywords
pregnancy intervention (partner)violence
 
Project description

The first part of the study is a prevalence-/incidence study about physical, psychological and sexual violence during pregnancy. The second part is a RCT that randomises the sample singelblind into an intervention and controle group. Amongst others following variables will be measured: partnerviolence, psychosocial status (anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress and mastery), helpseeking behaviour and safety behaviour.

Keywords (vrij te kiezen, min. 3): pregnancy, (partner)violence, intervention