Working...
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Intervention for Men Who Batter Women

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02722317
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 30, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anne Caroline Luz Grudtner da Silva, Santa Catarina Federal University

Brief Summary:
It was realized a case study in a batterer intervention program, where 86 men accepted to participate. It was used the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Follow up questionnaire, adapted to be used in Brazil.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Violence Behavioral: psychological support

Detailed Description:
The intimate partner violence is one of the most common forms of violence. Although man is the main author of violence, it is essential include actions to help him in order to produce a more effective result, because it is believed that he is able to recognize and take responsibility for the violence, using different forms of express. However, these actions have difficulties in evaluating its results. These research aims to analyze the relapse of violence after participation in a batterer intervention program. The investigators realized a case study in a batterer intervention program in the city of Brasília, capital of Brazil, 167 men were invited and 86 accepted to participate of the research. It was used the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Follow up questionnaire, adapted to be used in Brazil. All the participants answered the same questionnaire, and the participant exclusion criteria was less or more than 3 months of participation at the program or committed other types of violence. The participants were recruited and interviewed by the investigators, during the year of 2015 (from March until December), in the Center for Assistance to Family and perpetrators of Domestic Violence (NAFAVD). The participants answered questions about socioeconomic characteristics, the relapse of violence, use of drugs, and about the batterer program. The benefit of participate of the study is help to improve the programs to prevent intimate partner violence, and public policy about this issue, and the risk is to remember something that happened during the interview, so the participants could stop the participate when they want.

Layout table for study information
Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 86 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Intimate Partner Violence: the Intervention for Men Who Batter Women
Study Start Date : March 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2016

Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: psychological support
    psychological support was given to men by the service, the researcher didn't interfered in the intervention, just ask questions about it.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the relapse of violence after participation in a batterer intervention program [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    if they committed violence after 3 months, using a questionnaire - yes (physical, sexual or psychology violence)/no/no contact with women



Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Men follow by a batterer intervention program in the city of Brasília, capital of Brazil
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • men who participate of the program for 3 months, because committed intimate partner violence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • men with less or more than 3 months of participation at the program, or committed other types of violence

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02722317


Locations
Layout table for location information
Brazil
NAFAVD - Núcleo de Atendimento a Núcleo de Atendimento à Família e aos autores de violência Doméstica (Center for Assistance to Family and perpetrators of Domestic violence)
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil, 70075-900
Sponsors and Collaborators
Santa Catarina Federal University
Investigators
Layout table for investigator information
Study Chair: Elza Coelho, Doctor Santa Catarina Federal University

Layout table for additonal information
Responsible Party: Anne Caroline Luz Grudtner da Silva, Master, Santa Catarina Federal University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02722317     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SantaCatarinaFU
First Posted: March 30, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No