Mental Health Symptoms and Intimate Partner Violence

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Emory University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00166075
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 12, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

September 12, 2005
December 12, 2013
January 2004
December 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Increased levels of PTSD
  • Increased levels of suicidality
  • Increased levels of depression
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Mental Health Symptoms and Intimate Partner Violence
Mental Health Symptoms and Intimate Partner Violence

Using a touch screen computer, the researchers are screening emergency department patients for intimate partner violence and mental health issues.

Using a touch screen computer, the researchers are screening emergency department patients for intimate partner violence and mental health issues. The researchers are looking to see if those who participate in a computer screen and are given referral lists as well as having the computer printout placed on the physician clipboard, will increase physician awareness and recognition as well as patient use of resources compared to usual care.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

All eligible African American female patients were approached in the ED waiting room during study periods. Patients participated in the screening process via a computer kiosk. Questions regarding IPV and mental health symptoms were asked using validated tools.

  • Domestic Violence
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression
Procedure: Computer screen with community resource printout
Patients participated in the screening process via a computer kiosk. Questions regarding IPV and mental health symptoms were asked using validated tools
Female ED patients
All eligible African American female patients were approached in the ED waiting room during study periods. Patients participated in the screening process via a computer kiosk. Questions regarding IPV and mental health symptoms were asked using validated tools
Intervention: Procedure: Computer screen with community resource printout
Houry D, Kemball R, Rhodes KV, Kaslow NJ. Intimate partner violence and mental health symptoms in African American female ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2006 Jul;24(4):444-50.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
569
December 2007
December 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female patients between the ages of 18-55 who present to the waiting room of the emergency department during study time periods

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychotic
  • Acutely intoxicated
  • Too ill to participate
  • Unable to read
  • Not English speaking
Female
18 Years to 35 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00166075
0304-2003a, 5K23069375
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Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Emory University
Emory University
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigator: Debra Houry Emory University
Emory University
December 2013

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