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Acronyms

Acronyms and abbreviations used throughout this guideline

 
ADVO apprehended domestic violence order
AHPRA Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
AMA Australian Medical Association
APVO apprehended personal violence order
ASCA adults surviving child abuse
ASP autism spectrum disorder
CBT cognitive behavioural therapy
 
FVO family violence order
 
GBD global burden of disease
GLBT gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender
GP general practitioner
GRADE Grades of Recommendation, Assessment, Development and Evaluation
 
IMG international medical graduate
 
NATSISS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
 
MBS Medicare Benefits Schedule
MI motivational interviewing
 
PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder
 
RACF residential aged care facility
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
 
STI sexually transmitted infection
 
TTM transtheoretical model of behaviour change
 
WHO World Health Organization