Screening for domestic violence among pregnant women and their partner – a literature review. Danish National Board of Health. 2024 Mar.


This report summarises the scientific literature concerning screening tools for domestic violence targeted pregnant women, their partners, new parents and perpetrators of violence. Further, the report summarises barriers and facilitators for health care professionals to screen for domestic violence during antenatal and post-partum care and for the target group and key issues in relation to ethnic minority groups. The report has been made by researchers from the University of Southern Denmark on behalf of the Danish Health Authorities and the Danish Agency for Recruitment and Integration. The report is in Danish but has an English summary (chapter #3).

Ditte S Linde, Karen Andreasen, Nina B Hansen, Lea Ankerstjerne, Lea M Helmer-Hansen, Morten Sodemann, Vibeke Rasch, Ask Elklit. 

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