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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Family violence and its psychological management at the emergency department: A review
Author(s): Caponnetto, Pasquale
Maglia, Marilena
Pistritto, Loredana
Ferlito, Salvatore
Cannella, Maria Concetta
Keywords: Domestic violence
pink code
emergency department
intimate partner violence
identifying abuse
Issue Date: 2019
Citation: Caponnetto P, Maglia M, Pistritto L, Ferlito S & Cannella MC (2019) Family violence and its psychological management at the emergency department: A review. Health Psychology Research, 7 (2), pp. 48-53.
Abstract: An Emergency Department provides emergency diagnosis and interventions, first clinical instrumental and laboratory examinations, actions needed to stabilize the patient. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the state-of-the-science focused on intimate partner violence. The review search period was from 2000 to 2019. The search was not restricted by language or geographical region, and was carried out by combining an exhaustive list of terms denoting intimate partner violence, domestic violence, emergency department care of women, women victims of violence, identifying abuse among women. Databases searched included MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Web of Science, Scopus, and Cochrane Library.
DOI Link: 10.4081/hpr.2019.8558
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (
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