By Emma Williamson
An exploration of the difficulty of household violence and well-being and an exploration of ways girls consider approximately their encounters with healthcare pros. It increases a couple of concerns for pros focused on either coverage implementation and perform. those concerns contain: the differentiation among actual and non-physical accidents; causes of the motives of family violence proffered through either player teams; an exam of the perceptions held through future health care execs when it comes to girls who current with family violence-related accidents; the makes use of and abuses of the clinical list in the wider context of documentation and confidentiality; and the influence of wider help-seeking and multi-agency collaborations.
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In relation to psychological problems, for example, Salmon et al (1994) found that patients wanted ‘support’ and not medical treatments or information. Due to differences in predicting expectations, such patients were often subjected to inappropriate medical investigations which culminated in patient dissatisfaction, non-compliance, and inappropriate treatment and referrals: “I think if I’d have been in the situation where those services were in place, I still would have never have recognised that....
They suggest that the result of a therapeutic society and its influence on researching and understanding domestic violence is the individualisation of a social problem. They perceive the concepts of ‘learned helplessness’ and the ‘battered spouse syndrome’ as 25 Domestic violence and health representative of such individualising processes which require the creation of individual women as ‘passive’,‘sick’ and ‘powerless’. While they believe that such perceptions of women who have experienced domestic violence may increase ‘sympathetic tendencies’, they suggest that it creates a negative public perception of the individuals involved.
This perception is not reduced within the Dobashes’ analysis to the medical profession. It also includes critiques of social work practice and other social agencies through their use of therapeutic models of intervention. They suggest that the result of a therapeutic society and its influence on researching and understanding domestic violence is the individualisation of a social problem. They perceive the concepts of ‘learned helplessness’ and the ‘battered spouse syndrome’ as 25 Domestic violence and health representative of such individualising processes which require the creation of individual women as ‘passive’,‘sick’ and ‘powerless’.