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Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy, A Guide for Clinicians: Selected Bibliography: Pregnancy & Violence

Alpert EJ, Freud KM, Park CC, Patel JC, Sovak MA. Partner violence: how to recognize and treat victims of abuse. Waltham, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Medical Society, 1992

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Adult manifestations of childhood sexual abuse. ACOG Educational Bulletin 259. Washington, DC: ACOG, 2000

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Psychosocial risk factors: perinatal screening and intervention. ACOG Educational Bulletin 255. Washington, DC: ACOG, 1999

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Domestic violence. ACOG Education Bulletin 257. Washington, DC: ACOG, 1999

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Mandatory reporting of domestic violence. ACOG Committee Opinion 200. Washington, DC: ACOG, 1998

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstetric aspects of trauma management. ACOG Educational Bulletin 249. Washington, DC: ACOG, 1998

Berenson AB, San Miguel VV, Wilkinson GS. Prevalence of physical and sexual assault in pregnant adolescents. J Adolesc Health 1992;13:466-469

Berenson AB, Wiemann CM, Wilkinson GS, Jones WA, Anderson GD. Perinatal morbidity associated with violence experienced by pregnant women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1994;170:1760-1766; discussion 1766-1769

Bullock LF, McFarlane J. The birth-weight/battering connection. Am J Nurs 1989;89:1153-1155

Campbell JC. Abuse during pregnancy: progress, policy, and potential [editorial]. Am J Public Health 1998;88:185-187

Campbell JC, Poland, ML, Waller JB, Ager J. Correlates of battering during pregnancy. Res Nurs Health 1992;15:219-226

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Physical violence during the 12 months preceding childbirth-Alaska, Maine, Oklahoma, and West Virginia, 1990-1991.MMWR 1994;43:132-137

Cokkinides VE, Coker AL, Sanderson M, Addy C, Bethea L. Physical violence during pregnancy: maternal complications and birth outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 1999;93:661-666

Covington DL, Dalton VK, Diehl SJ, Wright BD, Piner MH. Improving detection of violence among pregnant adolescents. J Adolesc Health 1997; 21(1):18-21

Curry MA, Perin N, Wall E. Effects of abuse on maternal complications and birth weight in adult and adolescent women. Obstet Gynecol 1998;92:530-534

Dietz PM, Gazmararian JA, Goodwin MM, Bruce FC, Johnson CH, Rochat RW, et al. Delayed entry to prenatal care: effect of physical violence. Obstet Gynecol 1997;90:221-224

Dietz PM, Spitz AM, Anda RF, Williamson DF, McMahon PM, Santelli JS, et al. Unintended pregnancy among adult women exposed to abuse and household dysfunction during their childhood. JAMA 1999;282:1359-1364

Friedman LS, Samet JG, Roberts MS, Hudlin M, Hans P. Inquiry about victimization experiences. A survey of patient preferences and physician practices. Arch Intern Med 1992;152:1186-1190

Gazmararian JA, Adams MM, Saltzman LE, Johnson CH, Bruce FC, Marks JS, et al. The relationship between pregnancy intendedness and physical violence in mothers of newborns. The PRAMS Working Group. Obstet Gynecol 1995;85:1031-1038

Gazmararian JA, Lazorick S, Spitz AM, Ballard TJ, Saltzman LE, Marks JS. Prevalence of violence against pregnant women; [erratum JAMA 1997;277:1125]. JAMA 1996;275:1915-1920

Gazmararian JA, Petersen R, Spitz AM, Goodwin MM, Saltzman LE, Marks JS. Violence and reproductive health: current knowledge and future research directions. Mat Child Health J 2000;4(2):79-84

Gelles RJ. Violence and pregnancy: are pregnant women at greater risk of abuse? J Marriage Fam 1988;50:841-847

Gerbert B, Johnston K, Caspers N, Bleecker T, Woods A, Rosenbaum A. Experiences of battered women in health care settings: a qualitative study. Women Health 1996;24:1-17

Gerbert B, Caspers N, Bronstone A, Moe J, Abercrombie P. A qualitative analysis of how physicians with expertise in domestic violence approach the identification of victims. Ann Intern Med 1999;131:578-584

Greenberg EM, McFarlane J, Watson MG. Vaginal bleeding and abuse: assessing pregnant women in the emergency department. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 1997;22:182-186

Greenblatt JF, Dannenberg AL, Johnson CJ. Incidence of hospitalized injuries among pregnant women in Maryland, 1979-1990. Am J Prev Med 1997;13:374-379

Grimstad H, Schei B, Backe B, Jacobsen G. Physical abuse and low birthweight: a case-control study. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1997;104:1281-1287

Guard A. Violence and teen pregnancy: a resource guide for MCH practitioners. Newton, Massachusetts: Children's Safety Network, 1997

Helton AS, McFarlane J, Anderson ET. Battered and pregnant: a prevalence study. Am J Public Health 1987;77:1337-1339

Hillard PJ. Physical abuse in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 1985;66:185-190

Horan DL, Chapin J, Klein L, Schmidt LA, Schulkin J. Domestic violence screening practices of obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 1998;92:785-789

Lal S, Walker M, MacDonald S, Bala M. Spouse abuse in pregnancy: a survey of physicians' attitudes and interventions. SOGC 1999;21:565-572

McCauley J, Yurk RA, Jenckes MW, Ford DE. Inside "Pandora's box": abused women's experiences with clinicians and health services. J Gen Intern Med 1998;13:549-555

McFarlane J. Battering during pregnancy: tip of an iceberg revealed. Women Health 1989;15:69-84

McFarlane J, Parker B. Preventing abuse during pregnancy: an assessment and intervention protocol. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 1994;19:321-324

McFarlane J, Christoffel K, Bateman L, Miller V, Bullock L. Assessing for abuse: self-report versus nurse interview. Public Health Nurs 1991;8:245-250

McFarlane J, Parker B, Soeken K. Abuse during pregnancy: associations with maternal health and infant birth weight. Nurs Res 1996;45:37-42

McFarlane J, Parker B, Soeken K. Abuse during pregnancy: frequency, severity, perpetrator, and risk factors of homicide. Public Health Nurs 1995;12:284-289

McFarlane J, Parker B, Soeken K, Bullock L. Assessing for abuse during pregnancy. Severity and frequency of injuries and associated entry into prenatal care. JAMA 1992;267:3176-3178

McFarlane J, Parker B, Soeken K, Silva C, Reel S. Safety behaviors of abused women after an intervention during pregnancy. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 1998;27:64-69

McFarlane J, Wiist WH. Documentation of abuse to pregnant women: a medical chart audit in public health clinics. Womens Health 1996;5:137-142

McGrath ME, Bettacchi A, Duffy SJ, St Angelo L. Violence against women: provider barriers to intervention in emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med 1997;4:297-300

McGrath ME, Hogan JW, Peipert JF. A prevalence survey of abuse and screening for abuse in urgent care patients. Obstet Gynecol 1998;91:511-514

McNutt L, Carlson BE, Gagen D, Winterbauer N. Reproductive screening in primary care: perspectives and experiences of patients and battered women. J Am Med Womens Assoc 1999:54:85-90

Mezey GC, Bewley S. Domestic violence and pregnancy. BMJ 1997;314:1295

Newberger EH, Barkan SE, Lieberman ES, McCorminick MC, Yllo K, Garry LT, et al. Abuse of pregnant women and adverse birth outcome. Current knowledge and implications for practice. JAMA 1992;267:2370-2372

Norton LB, Peipert JF, Zierler S, Lima B, Hume L. Battering in pregnancy: an assessment of two screening methods. Obstet Gynecol 1995;85:321-325

O'Campo P, Gielen AC, Faden RR, Kass N. Verbal abuse and physical violence among a cohort of low-income pregnant women. Womens Health Issues 1994;4:29-37

Parker B, McFarlane J, Soeken K. Abuse during pregnancy: effects on maternal complications and birth weight in adult and teenage women. Obstet Gynecol 1994;84:323-328

Parsons LH, Harper MA. Violent Maternal Deaths in North Carolina. Obstet Gynecol 1999;94:990-993

Petersen R, Gazmararian JA, Spitz AM, Rowley DL, Goodwin MM, Saltzman LE, et al. Violence and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a review of the literature and directions for future research. Am J Prevent Med 1997;13:366-373

Petersen R, Saltzman LE, Goodwin M, Spitz AM. Key scientific issues for research on violence occurring around the time of pregnancy. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1998

Rodriguez MA, Quiroga SS, Bauer HM. Breaking the silence. Battered women's perspectives on medical care. Arch Fam Med 1996;5:153-158

Rodriguez MA, Craig AM, Mooney DR, Bauer HM. Patient attitudes about mandatory reporting of domestic violence. Implications for health care professionals. West J Med 1998;169:337-341

Rodriguez MA, Bauer HM, McLoughlin E, Grumbach K. Screening and intervention for intimate partner abuse: practices and attitudes of primary care physicians. JAMA 1999;282:468-474

Saltzman LE, Fanslow JL, McMahon PM, Shelley GA. Intimate partner violence surveillance: uniform definitions and recommended data elements, Version 1.0. Atlanta: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999

Spitz AM, Goodwin MM, Koenig L, Saltzman Le, Ramsey T, Marks JS, editors. Special issue; violence and reproductive health. Mat Child Health J 2000;4(2):77-154

Stewart DE. Incidence of postpartum abuse in women with a history of abuse during pregnancy. CMAJ 1994;151:1601-1604

Stewart DE, Cecutti A. Physical abuse in pregnancy. CMAJ 1993;149:1257-1263

Straus MA, Gelles RJ, Smith C. Physical violence in American families: risk factors and adaptations to violence in 8,145 families. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 1990

Tjaden P, Thoennes N. Prevalence, incidence, and consequences of violence against women: findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey. Research in Brief. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, November 1998, NCJ 172837

Waalen J, Goodwin MM, Spitz AM, Petersen R, Saltzman LE. Screening for intimate partner violence in clinical settings. Am J Prev Med 2000, In press

Ventura SJ, Martin JA, Curtin SC, Mathews TJ. Report of final natality statistics, 1996. Monthly vital statistics report; vol 46, no.11 (suppl). Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics, 1998

Vlahov D, Wientge D, Moore J, Flynn C, Schuman P, Schoenbaum E, et al. Violence among women with or at risk for HIV infection. AIDS Behav 1998;2:53-60

Waymire V. A triggering time. Childbirth may recall sexual abuse memories. AWHONN Lifelines 1997;1:47-50

Young A, McFarlane J. Preventing abuse during pregnancy: a national educational model for health providers. J Nurs Educ 1991;30:202-206

Date last reviewed: 02/07/2012
Content source: Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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