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Intervention for Men Who Batter Women

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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

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date March 23, 2016
First Posted Date March 30, 2016
Last Update Posted Date March 30, 2016
Study Start Date March 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: March 28, 2016)
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
Original Primary Outcome Measures Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title Intervention for Men Who Batter Women
Official Title Intimate Partner Violence: the Intervention for Men Who Batter Women
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.
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.
Study Type Observational
Study Design Time Perspective: Retrospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Men follow by a batterer intervention program in the city of Brasília, capital of Brazil
Condition Violence
Intervention 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.
Study Groups/Cohorts Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: March 28, 2016)
86
Original Actual Enrollment Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date March 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility 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
Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: Male
Ages Child, Adult, Older Adult
Accepts Healthy Volunteers Yes
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries Brazil
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT02722317
Other Study ID Numbers SantaCatarinaFU
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement
Plan to Share IPD: No
Responsible Party Anne Caroline Luz Grudtner da Silva, Santa Catarina Federal University
Study Sponsor Santa Catarina Federal University
Collaborators Not Provided
Investigators
Study Chair: Elza Coelho, Doctor Santa Catarina Federal University
PRS Account Santa Catarina Federal University
Verification Date March 2016