Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Lorna O’Doherty

Email: l.odoherty@unimelb.edu.au
PhD, is Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria

GPs’ communication skills A study into women’s comfort to disclose intimate partner violence

The impact of communication is likely to be influenced by contexts, settings and patient and provider characteristics (eg. the doctor-gender preferences of patients).6 The nature of the presenting...

Intimate partner violence Identification and response in general practice

Intimate partner violence is a common problem among women attending general practice, with around one in 10 women currently experiencing physical, sexual or emotional abuse by a partner. Abused...


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