Where Can Your Patients Turn for Help?

Publication
Article
Psychiatric TimesPsychiatric Times Vol 17 No 4
Volume 17
Issue 4

According to a recent article in the Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine (2000;9[4]:405-411), more psychiatrists than physicians in other specialties see themselves as the best source of information for victims of domestic abuse.

According to a recent article in the Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine (2000;9[4]:405-411), more psychiatrists than physicians in other specialties see themselves as the best source of information for victims of domestic abuse. In addition, psychiatrists hold strong beliefs about the importance of the physician's role in helping such victims. The following is a listing of national hotlines and Web resources you can use to assist your patients in finding additional help:

  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
    (415)252-8900

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    (800)799-SAFE, (800)787-3224 (TTY/TDD)

  • Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
    (800)656-HOPE

  • Violence Against Women Office (part of the U.S. Department of Justice)
    (202)307-6026
    <www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo>4/01
    © CME LLC
Related Videos
Chelsie Monroe, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC, and Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA
Chelsie Monroe, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC, and Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA
Video 8 - "Treatment Augmentation in a Patient with Narcolepsy and ADHD"
Video 7 - "Complex Case of a 23-Year-Old Male College Student Suffering From Narcolepsy Symptoms"
Video 6 - "Patient-Centered Approach: Adapting Narcolepsy Treatments to Address Adverse Events and Mitigate Misuse Risks"
Video 5 - "Clinical Treatment Strategies for a Patient Suffering from EDS and Hypnagogic Hallucinations"
Video 2 - "Narcolepsy Evaluation, Management, and Treatment Considerations"
Video 2 - "Diagnostic Practices for Narcolepsy"
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.