A Study Guide to Female Victims of Violence with Substance Abuse or Addiction Problems
This guide describes the ways that violence and abuse affect their lives. It gives an overall perspective on violence and abuse and targets in particular violence in intimate relationships. Information is given on support measures, training, cooperation between different professionals, signs and symptoms of having been subjected to violence, access to shelters and interventions and methods. It also addresses issues related to the social system, the health care and the legal system.
Aims and objectives
To compile and disseminate current knowledge about female victims of violence with substance abuse or addiction problems to healthcare providers in the field in order to rais awareness and improve the skills among professionals. Also, the guide aims to to contribute to current knowledge of the specific kinds of protection, support and assistance that they may need.
Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (NBHW)
Nuts code: SE