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Family Medicine Means We Ask About Our Patient’s Relationships

Therese Zink, MD, MPH

Therese Zink, MD, MPH

Good family medicine includes understanding whether or not our patients have a supportive relationship.

Intimate Partner Violence Happens Regardless of Ethnicity, Sex, or Wealth

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence (IPV), is a reality everywhere—it happens to the rich and poor, men and women, and to all ethnicities. One in three women have some experience with IPV during their lifetime, and one in 10 men experience it. One in four have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner.

IPV Screening Is a Must in Prenatal and Perinatal Care

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