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Depressive Symptoms, Substance Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence among Pregnant Women of Diverse Ethnicities

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dc.contributor.author Holden, Kisha
dc.contributor.author McKenzie, Roberta
dc.contributor.author Pruitt, Vikki
dc.contributor.author Aaron, Katrina
dc.contributor.author Hall, Stephanie
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-07T08:29:04Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-07T08:29:04Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Holden, Kisha B.; McKenzie, Roberta; Pruitt, Vikki; Aaron, Katrina; & Hall, Stephanie. (2012). Depressive Symptoms, Substance Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence among Pregnant Women of Diverse Ethnicities. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 23(1), 226–241. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3401533/pdf/nihms376240.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/111
dc.description.abstract This study examines the relationship between self-reported depressive symptoms, substance abuse and intimate partner violence among 602 African American, Hispanic, White, Asian American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander pregnant women who are clients of the Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc., a nonprofit collaborative that works with agencies, organizations, and individuals to improve the lives of children and families in Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia. Descriptive statistics and significant relationships among selected variables using correlation and regression analyses were conducted. Findings are intended to inform strategies for community-based programs better to assist women of diverse ethnicities with addressing depression, substance abuse, and intimate partner violence during their pregnancies, with the ultimate aim of improving health and mental health outcomes for women and children. (Author Abstract) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Violence Against Women en_US
dc.subject Spouse Abuse en_US
dc.subject Psychological Factors en_US
dc.subject Drug Abuse en_US
dc.subject Race en_US
dc.subject Research en_US
dc.subject Domestic Violence
dc.title Depressive Symptoms, Substance Abuse, and Intimate Partner Violence among Pregnant Women of Diverse Ethnicities en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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