Screening Partnergewalt : Ein deutschsprachiges Screeninginstrument für häusliche Gewalt gegen Frauen

Nyberg, E. and Hartman, P. and Stieglitz, R. and Riecher-Rössler, A.. (2008) Screening Partnergewalt : Ein deutschsprachiges Screeninginstrument für häusliche Gewalt gegen Frauen. Fortschritte der Neurologie - Psychiatrie (FDN), 76 (1). pp. 28-36.

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Domestic violence is frequent. But up to now there is no screening instrument available in German which would allow a simple assessment. In this article a short screening interview is published that allows the identification of women who became victims of domestic violence. Such a screening interview has not been published in German speaking countries until now. A screening interview originally developed in English speaking countries called "Partner Violence Screen" (PVS) was translated, modified and validated in a population of female patients of a crisis intervention ward. The original version of the PVS consisted of 3 items which have been extended by two items, so that the modified version of the PVS is composed of 5 items now. In a validation study this instrument was compared to a much more detailed, 30 item self rating scale "Index of Spouse Abuse" (ISA). In addition to the validation of the PVS a life-time version of the PVS was developed which refers to the entire life period since the 18th birthday. The original version of the PVS showed a sensitivity of 0.79 and a specificity of 0.70. In the modified version "Screening Partner Violence" the sensitivity was 0.80 and the specificity 0.78. This screening instrument, which was translated and further developed by the authors, proved to be helpful for identifying domestic violence. With this instrument a screening interview is available for the first time in German speaking countries that can be accomplished with women in different institutions without losing much time.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Psychiatrie (Klinik) > Erwachsenenpsychiatrie UPK > Erwachsenenpsychiatrie (Riecher-Rössler)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Psychiatrie (Klinik) > Erwachsenenpsychiatrie UPK > Erwachsenenpsychiatrie (Riecher-Rössler)
07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Ehemalige Einheiten Psychologie > Klinische Psychologie und Psychiatrie (Stieglitz)
UniBasel Contributors:Riecher-Rössler, Anita and Stieglitz, Rolf Dieter
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Georg Thieme
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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