Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Kirsty Forsdike-Young

BA (Hons) PgDipLaw PgDipLegalPractice, Senior Research Assistant, General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC.

Family violence across the life cycle

CaseNovak familyMary is 37 years of age and is married to John, an electrician aged 39 years who has his own business. They have been married for 3 years. Mary has a son, Lachlan, aged 12 years...

Identifying and responding to men who use violence in their intimate relationships

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, damages the social and economic fabric of communities, and the mental and physical health of individual women, children, adolescents and...

Setting up a domestic violence telephone helpline for general practitioners in Australia: What exists and what works?

Domestic violence1 is an internationally recognised global health issue2 that Australia has prioritised.3 The prevalence of domestic violence in Australia is alarming – 17% of women and 5.3% of men...


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