Karin V. Rhodes, MD, MS; Richard M. Frankel, PhD; Naomi Levinthal, MA; Elizabeth Prenoveau, BA; Jeannine Bailey, MA; Wendy Levinson, MD
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Mindy Drum, PhD; David Howes, MD; Laura McCloskey, PhD; Melissa Dichter, MSW; and Joanna Bisgaier, BA, for instrumental support and insightful feedback. They also thank the many helpful internal and external reviewers, and the faculty, residents, staff, and patients of the University of Chicago Emergency Medicine Program.
Grant Support: By the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (grant RO1 HS 11096-03). Dr. Rhodes is also supported by grant K23 MH64572 from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
Requests for Single Reprints: Karin V. Rhodes, MD, MS, Division of Health Care Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Room 201, Philadelphia, PA 19104; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Rhodes: Division of Health Care Policy Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania, 3815 Walnut Street, Room 201, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Dr. Frankel: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
Ms. Levinthal and Ms. Prenoveau: University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637.
Ms. Bailey: 1655 North Burlington Street, #1, Chicago, IL 60614.
Dr. Levinson: University of Toronto, 190 Elizabeth Street, #3-805, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: K.V. Rhodes, R.M. Frankel, W. Levinson.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: K.V. Rhodes, N. Levinthal, R.M. Frankel, E. Prenoveau, W. Levinson.
Drafting of the article: K.V. Rhodes, R.M. Frankel, N. Levinthal, E. Prenoveau.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: K.V. Rhodes, R.M. Frankel, N. Levinthal, W. Levinson.
Final approval of the article: K.V. Rhodes, R.M. Frankel, J. Bailey, W. Levinson.
Provision of study materials or patients: K.V. Rhodes.
Obtaining of funding: K.V. Rhodes, W. Levinson.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: K.V. Rhodes, E. Prenoveau, J. Bailey.
Collection and assembly of data: K.V. Rhodes, R.M. Frankel, E. Prenoveau, J. Bailey.
Rhodes KV, Frankel RM, Levinthal N, Prenoveau E, Bailey J, Levinson W. “You're Not a Victim of Domestic Violence, Are You?” Provider–Patient Communication about Domestic Violence. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:620-627. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-9-200711060-00006
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(9):620-627.
Communication about domestic violence has been studied retrospectively through reports of victims and health care providers. Victims frequently report difficulties in disclosing their experiences with domestic violence to health care providers (1–6). However, with the exception of participant observation work by Kurz in the 1980s (7), research is lacking on what actually transpires when physicians and patients talk about domestic violence. Direct observation can provide useful examples of successful screening and guide educational programs for providers.
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