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Global/Multinational
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Legal Briefing: Unwanted Cesareans and Obstetric Violence.
Pope TM.
J Clin Ethics. 2017 Summer;28(2):163-173.
Abstract

Suicidal ideation in pregnancy: an epidemiologic review.
Gelaye B, Kajeepeta S, Williams MA.
Arch Womens Ment Health. 2016 Jun 21
Abstract

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy and the risk for adverse infant outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Donovan BM, Spracklen CN, Schweizer ML, et al
BJOG
. 2016 Mar 9
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Mistreatment of Women in Childbirth: Time for Action on This Important Dimension of Violence against Women.
Jewkes R, Penn-Kekana L.
PLoS Med. 2015 Jun 30;12(6):e1001849
Paper

Prevalence of experienced abuse in healthcare and associated obstetric characteristics in six European countries.
Lukasse M, Schroll AM, Karro H,  et al
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand
. 2015 Jan 28.
Abstract

Interventions for preventing or reducing domestic violence against pregnant women.
Smith V.

Pract Midwife
. 2013 Jun;16(6):40-
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Domestic violence and perinatal mental disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Howard LM, Oram S, Galley H,  et al

PLoS Med
. 2013;10(5):e1001452.
Paper

HIV, Sexual Violence and Special Populations: Adolescence and Pregnancy.
Pellett Madan R, Herold BC.

Am J Reprod Immunol
. 2013 Feb;69 Suppl 1:61-7.
Abstract

Trauma in Pregnancy: An Updated Systematic Review.
Mendez-Figueroa H, Dahlke JD, Vrees RA, Rouse DJ.

Am J Obstet Gynecol
. 2013 Jan 17.
Abstract

Intimate partner violence, abortion, and unintended pregnancy: Results from the WHO Multi-country Study
on Women's Health and Domestic Violence.
Pallitto CC, García-Moreno C, Jansen HA,  et al
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Sep 5
Abstract

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy: analysis of prevalence data from 19 countries.
Devries KM, Kishor S, Johnson H,  et al

Reprod Health Matters
. 2010 Nov;18(36):158-70.
Abstract

Maternal Exposure to Domestic Violence and Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes: A Systematic Review
and Meta-Analyses.
Shah PS, Shah J.

J Womens Health
(Larchmt)
. 2010 Oct 4.
Abstract


Africa
 

Multinational
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A Systematic Review of African Studies on Intimate Partner Violence against Pregnant Women:
Prevalence and Risk Factors.

Shamu S, Abrahams N, Temmerman M,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011 Mar 8;6(3):e17591.
Paper

Cameroon
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Association between intimate partner violence and induced abortion in Cameroon.
Alio AP, Salihu HM, Nana PN,
et al
Int J Gynaecol Obstet
. 2010 Dec 2.

Abstract

Spousal violence and potentially preventable single and recurrent spontaneous fetal loss
in an African setting: cross-sectional study.

Alio AP, Nana PN, Salihu HM.

Lancet
. 2009 Jan 24;373(9660):318-24
Abstract
 

DR Congo
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Sexual violence-related pregnancies in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: a qualitative analysis of access to pregnancy termination services.
Burkhardt G, Scott J, Onyango MA,
et al
Confl Health
. 2016 Dec 21;10:30.

Paper
 

Ethiopia

 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Determinants of intimate partner violence during pregnancy among married women in Abay Chomen district, Western Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study.
Abebe Abate B, Admassu Wossen B, Tilahun Degfie T.
BMC Womens Health
. 2016 Mar 10;16(1):16.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A Case-Control Study on Intimate Partner Violence during Pregnancy and Low Birth Weight, Southeast Ethiopia.
Demelash H, Nigatu D, Gashaw K.

Obstet Gynecol Int
. 2015;2015:394875.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Women's expectation of partner's violence on HIV disclosure for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in North West Ethiopia.
Malaju MT, Alene GD.

BMC Res Notes
. 2013 Mar 14;6(1):96
Paper

Kenya

     Journ
al Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
A Community-Supported Clinic-Based Program for Prevention of Violence against Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya.
Turan JM, Hatcher AM, Odero M,  et al
AIDS Res Treat
.
2013;2013:736926.
Abstract

Social context and drivers of intimate partner violence in rural Kenya: implications for the health of pregnant women.
Hatcher AM, Romito P, Odero M, et al

Cult Health Sex
. 2013 Feb 6
Abstract

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Intimate Partner Violence Among Pregnant Women Attending
Kisumu District Hospital, Kenya.
Makayoto LA, Omolo J, Kamweya AM,
Matern Child Health J. 2012 May 9
Abstract

Domestic violence and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1.
Kiarie JN, Farquhar C, Richardson BA, et al   
AIDS. 2006 Aug 22;20(13):1763-1769

Abstract
 

Nigeria

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Intimate Partner Violence and the Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Nigeria.
Ononokpono DN, Azfredrick EC.
Health Care Women Int. 2014 Jun 5:0
Abstract

HIV-related intimate partner violence among pregnant women in Nigeria.
Hyginus E, Chukwuemeka I, Lawrence I, Sunday M.
East Afr J Public Health. 2012 Mar;9(1):29-32.
Abstract

Impact of intimate partner violence on anxiety and depression amongst women in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Mapayi B, Makanjuola RO, Mosaku SK, et al
Arch Womens Ment Health. 2012 Aug 31
Abstract

Domestic violence in pregnancy among antenatal attendees at the university of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.
I J, G B K, K Oriji V.

J Med
. 2011 Jul-Sep;20(3):355-9.
Abstract

Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence against HIV seropositive pregnant women in a Nigerian population.
Ezeanochie MC, Olagbuji BN, Ande AB, et al

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand
. 2011 Feb
Abstract

Trends and determinants of pregnancy-related domestic violence in a referral center
in southern Nigeria.

Olagbuji B, Ezeanochie M, Ande A, Ekaete E.
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Nov 23
Abstract


Intimate partner violence and correlates in pregnant HIV positive Nigerians.
Ezechi OC, Gab-Okafor C, Onwujekwe DI, et al

Arch Gynecol Obstet
. 2009 Feb 26.
Abstract

Prevalence of violence against pregnant women in Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Fawole AO, Hunyinbo KI, Fawole OI.
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Aug;48(4):405-14.
Abstract
 

South Africa
 
    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of suicidal ideation among pregnant women living with HIV in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.
Rodriguez VJ, Cook RR, Peltzer K, Jones DL.
AIDS Care
. 2016 Oct 2:1-5.
Abstract

Mechanisms linking intimate partner violence and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: A qualitative study in South Africa.
Hatcher AM, Stöckl H, Christofides N, et al
Soc Sci Med. 2016 Sep 10;168:130-
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intimate partner violence experienced by HIV-infected pregnant women in South Africa: a cross-sectional study.
Bernstein M, Phillips T, Zerbe A, et  al
BMJ Open. 2016 Aug 16;6(8):e011999
Paper

Bidirectional links between HIV and intimate partner violence in pregnancy: implications for prevention of mother-to-child transmission.
Hatcher AM, Woollett N, Pallitto CC,  et al
J Int AIDS Soc. 2014 Nov 3;17(1):19233.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Relationship Factors and Trajectories of Intimate Partner Violence among South African Women during Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period.
Groves AK, McNaughton-Reyes HL, Foshee VA, et al

PLoS One
. 2014 Sep 30;9(9):e106829.
Paper

Prevalence, Rates and Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence Among South African Women During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period.
Groves AK, Moodley D, McNaughton-Reyes L, et al
Matern Child Health J. 2014 Jun 3.
Abstract

Intersecting Epidemics Among Pregnant Women: Alcohol Use, Interpersonal Violence, and HIV Infection in South Africa.
Russell BS, Eaton LA, Petersen-Williams P.
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2012 Dec 12
Abstract

Associations Between Intimate Partner Violence and Emotional Distress Among Pregnant Women
in Durban, South Africa.
Groves AK, Kagee A, Maman S, et al
J Interpers Violence. 2011 Dec 26.
Abstract
 

Sudan
 
    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Determinants of postnatal depression in Sudanese women at 3 months postpartum: a cross-sectional study.
Khalifa DS, Glavin K, Bjertness E, Lien L.

BMJ Open
. 2016 Mar 10;6(3):e009443
Paper

Tanzania
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based study.
Stockl H, Filippi V, Watts C, Mbwambo JK.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
. 2012 Mar 5;12(1):
Paper

Physical violence by a partner during pregnancy in Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors.
Stöckl H, Watts C, Kilonzo Mbwambo JK.
Reprod Health Matters. 2010 Nov;18(36):171-80
Abstract

Uganda

     Journ
al Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Domestic violence during pregnancy and risk of low birthweight and maternal complications:
a prospective cohort study at Mulago Hospital, Uganda.

Kaye DK, Mirembe FM, Bantebya G, et al 
Trop Med Int Health.
2006 Oct;11(10):1576-84.
Abstract

Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in
Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda.

Kaye DK, Mirembe FM, Bantebya G, et al
 
Trop Med Int Health.
2006 Jan;11(1):90-101.
Abstract
 

Zambia
 
    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intimate Partner Violence Against HIV-Positive Women is Associated with Sub-Optimal Infant Feeding Practices in Lusaka, Zambia.
Hampanda K.
Matern Child Health J. 2016 Jul 22
Abstract

Zimbabwe

     Journ
al Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  High-frequency intimate partner violence during pregnancy, postnatal depression and suicidal tendencies in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Shamu S, Zarowsky C, Roelens K,  et al
Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2015 Oct 23.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intimate Partner Violence after Disclosure of HIV Test Results among Pregnant Women in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Shamu S, Zarowsky C, Shefer T, et al

PLoS One
. 2014 Oct 28;9(10):e109447.
Paper

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study of prevalence, predictors and associations with HIV.
Shamu S, Abrahams N, Zarowsky C,  et al 
Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Feb 17
Abstract

Opportunities and obstacles to screening pregnant women for intimate partner violence during antenatal care in Zimbabwe.
Shamu S, Abrahams N, Temmerman M, Zarowsky C.
Cult Health Sex. 2013 Jan 23.
Abstract
 


Asia
 

Bangladesh.
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Breast-feeding counseling mitigates the negative association of domestic violence on exclusive breast-feeding duration in rural Bangladesh. The MINIMat randomized trial.
Frith AL, Ziaei S, Naved RT, Khan AI, et al  
Public Health Nutr
. 2017 Jun 29:1-9.

Abstract

China

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Correlation of maternal abuse during pregnancy with infant temperament and development.
Zou S, Zhang Y, Cao Y, Zhang Y.
Arch Dis Child
. 2015 Jun 22.
Abstract

Correlation between domestic violence in pregnancy and the levels of plasma amino acids and
cortisol in the neonates

Zhang Y, Zhang YL, Zou SH, et al
Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi. 2008 Mar;47(3):209-12.
Abstract
 

Correlates of In-Law Conflict and Intimate Partner Violence Against Chinese Pregnant Women in
Hong Kong.

Chan KL, Tiwari A, Fong DY, et al
 J Interpers Violence. 2008 Mar 31
 
East Timor
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  A high-risk group of pregnant women with elevated levels of conflict-related trauma, intimate partner violence, symptoms of depression and other forms of mental distress in post-conflict Timor-Leste.
Rees SJ, Tol W, Mohammad M, et al
Transl Psychiatry
. 2016 Feb 2;6:e725.
Abstract

India
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Suicidality in early pregnancy among antepartum mothers in urban India.
Supraja TA, Thennarasu K, Satyanarayana VA,  et al
Arch Womens Ment Health
. 2016 Aug 26.
Abstract

The impact of domestic violence and depressive symptoms on preterm birth in South India.
Rao D, Kumar S, Mohanraj R,  
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2016 Jan 8
Abstract

HIV risk perception among pregnant women in western India: Need for reducing vulnerabilities rather than improving knowledge!
Darak S, Gadgil M, Balestre E, et al

AIDS Care
. 2014 Jun;26(6):709-15.
Abstract

The cause and consequence of domestic violence on pregnant women in India.
Sarkar NN
.
J Obstet Gynaecol
. 2013 Apr;33(3):250-3.

Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Minimizing risks and monitoring safety of an antenatal care intervention to mitigate domestic violence among young Indian women:
The Dil Mil trial.

Krishnan S, Subbiah K, Chandra P, Srinivasan K.

BMC Public Health
. 2012 Nov 1;12(1):943
Paper

'Physical violence by partner during pregnancy and use of prenatal care in rural India.
Koski AD, Stephenson R, Koenig MR.

J Health Popul Nutr
. 2011 Jun;29(3):245-54
Abstract


Japan

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Prevalence and risk factors of intimate partner violence among pregnant women in Japan.
Kita S, Yaeko K, Porter SE.

Health Care Women Int
. 2014 Apr;35(4):442-57. 
Abstract

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Intimate Partner Violence Among Pregnant Women in Japan.
Kita S, Yaeko K, Porter SE.
Health Care Womn Int. 2013 Oct 29.
Abstract

Malaysia
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence, risk factors, and complications of violence against pregnant women in a hospital in Peninsular Malaysia.
Khaironisak H, Zaridah S, Hasanain FG, Zaleha MI.
Women Health. 2016 Aug 11:1-23
Abstract

The prevalence of domestic violence against pregnant women in perak, malaysia.
Jahanfar S, Kamarudin EB, Sarpin MA, et al 

Arch Iran Med.
2007 Jul;10(3):376-278.
Abstract
 

Nepal
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Community perceptions on domestic violence against pregnant women in Nepal: a qualitative study.
Pun KD, Infanti JJ, Koju R, et al
Glob Health Action. 2016 Jan;9(1):31964.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Experience of intimate partner violence among young pregnant women in urban slums of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: a qualitative study.
Deuba K, Mainali A, Alvesson HM, Karki DK.

BMC Womens Health
. 2016 Mar 5;16(1):11

Paper
 

 
Thailand

    Journ
al Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Symptoms Associated with Pregnancy Complications Along the Thai-Burma Border: The Role of Conflict Violence and Intimate Partner Violence.
Falb KL, McCormick MC, Hemenway D,  et al 
Matern Child Health J. 2013 Feb 26
Abstract

Effect of intimate partner violence on postpartum women's health in northeastern Thailand.
Saito A, Creedy D, Cooke M, Chaboyer W.
Nurs Health Sci. 2012 Sep;14(3):345-51.
Abstract

Viet Nam
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Association between Intimate Partner Violence during Pregnancy and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Vietnam: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Hoang TN, Van TN, Gammeltoft T,  et al
PLoS One. 2016 Sep 15;11(9):e0162844.
Paper

Australia/Pacific Islands
 

Australia

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Deciding to tell: Qualitative configurational analysis of decisions to disclose experience of intimate partner violence in antenatal care.
Spangaro J, Koziol-McLain J, Zwi A, et al

Soc Sci Med
. 2016 Feb 26;154:45-53.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Maternal and child health nurse screening and care for mothers experiencing domestic violence (MOVE): a cluster randomised trial
Taft AJ, Hooker L, Humphreys C, et  al
BMC Med
. 2015 Jun 25;13(1):150
Paper

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Maternal and Foetal Outcomes among Pregnant Women Hospitalised due to Interpersonal Violence: A Population based study in Western Australia, 2002-2008.
Meuleners LB, Lee AH, Janssen PA, Fraser ML
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2011 Oct 12;11(1):70
Paper

 

New Zealand

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
The influence of ethnicity on the outcomes of violence in pregnancy.
Gulliver P, Dixon R.
Ethn Health. 2014 Jul 23:1-12
Abstract

Pregnancy outcomes and intimate partner violence in New Zealand.
Fanslow J, Silva M, Whitehead A, Robinson E.
 
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol.
2008 Aug;48(4):391-7
Abstract

 

Europe
 

Belgium

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Prevalence and evolution of intimate partner violence before and during pregnancy: a cross-sectional study.
Parys AS, Deschepper E, Michielsen K,  et al
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Aug 28;
Paper
Denmark

   Journ
al Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Physical and sexual lifetime violence: prevalence and influence on fear of childbirth before
during and after delivery.
Schroll AM, Tabor A, Kjaergaard H.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol
. 2011 Jan 25
Abstract

Physical and sexual lifetime violence: prevalence and influence on fear of childbirth before
during and after delivery.
Schroll AM, Tabor A, Kjaergaard H.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol
. 2011 Jan 25
Abstract
 

Germany
 
  Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Women's perceptions of how pregnancy influences the context of intimate partner violence in Germany.
Stöckl H, Gardner F.

Cult Health Sex
. 2013 Aug 1.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Acceptance of routine or case-based inquiry for intimate partner violence: a mixed method study.
Stöckl H, Hertlein L, Himsl I, et al
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013 Mar 26;13:77.
Paper

Greece

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Identifying Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) during the postpartum period in a Greek sample.
Vivilaki VG, Dafermos V, Daglas M,  et al
Arch Womens Ment Health. 2010 Mar 20
Abstract

Italy
 

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intimate partner violence and repeat induced abortion in Italy: A cross sectional study.
Citernesi A, Dubini V, Uglietti A,  et al
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care
. 2015 Jan
Abstract

The relationships between physical violence, verbal abuse and women's psychological
distress during the postpartum period.

Romito P, Pomicino L, Lucchetta C, et al

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol
. 2009 Jun;30(2):115-21
Abstract

 
Malta
 
   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intimate partner violence: Psychological and verbal abuse during pregnancy.
Debono C, Borg Xuereb R, Scerri J, Camilleri L.
J Clin Nurs. 2016 Aug 29.
Abstract
 

The Netherlands 
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Effect of Nurse Home Visits vs. Usual Care on Reducing Intimate Partner Violence in Young High-Risk Pregnant Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Mejdoubi J, van den Heijkant SC, van Leerdam FJ, 

PLoS One
.
2013 Oct 21;8(10):e78185.
Paper

Prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence in the Netherlands, the risk of revictimization and pregnancy:
results from a national population survey.

de Haas S, van Berlo W, Bakker F, Vanwesenbeeck I.
Violence Vict
. 2012;27(4):592-608.

Abstract

Norway
 

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Sexual violence and pregnancy-related physical symptoms.
Lukasse M, Henriksen L, Vangen S, Schei B.
MC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012 Aug 11;12(1):83
Paper

 

Portugal
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  The influence of length of marriage and fidelity status on perception of marital rape.
Munge BA, Pomerantz AM, Pettibone JC, Falconer JW.

J Interpers Violence.
2007 Oct;22(10):1332-9
Abstract
 
Slovenia
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Violence before pregnancy and the risk of violence during pregnancy.
Globevnik Velikonja V, Lučovnik M, et al
J Perinat Med. 2017 Feb 10.
Abstract
 

Spain
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Occupational violence in pregnant women in Brazil: a sample of cases in the Labor Court.h\
de Oliveira Turatti B, Otávio Moretti-Pires R
.
J Occup Health
. 2017 Jun 7.
Abstract

Validity and Reliability of the Spanish Version of the "Abuse Assessment Screen" among Pregnant Women.
Escribà-Agüir V, Ruiz-Pérez I, Artazcoz L,
et al
Public Health Nurs
. 2015 Oct 14.
Abstract

Unintended pregnancy and intimate partner violence around pregnancy in a population-based study.
Martin-de-Las-Heras S, Velasco C, Luna JD, Martin A.
Women Birth. 2015 Jan 23. pii: S1871-5192(15)00005-0.
Abstract

Intimate partner violence against Spanish pregnant women: application of two screening instruments to assess prevalence and associated factors.
Velasco C, Luna JD, Martin A, Caño A, Martin-de-Las-Heras S.
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2014 Oct;93(10):1050-8
Abstract

Personal and psychosocial predictors of psychological abuse by partners during and after pregnancy: a longitudinal cohort study in a community sample.
Escribà-Agüir V, Royo-Marqués M, Artazcoz L, et al
BJOG. 2012 Nov 27
Abstract

Are There Differences in the Impact of Partner Violence on Reproductive Health Between Postpartum Women and Women Who Had an Elective Abortion?
Escribà-Agüir V, Romito P, Scrimin F, Molzan Turan J.
J Urban Health
.
2012 Jun 12.
Abstract
 

Sweden
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Being a bridge: Swedish antenatal care midwives' encounters with Somali-born women and questions of violence; a qualitative study.
Byrskog U, Olsson P, Essén B, Allvin MK.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
. 2015 Jan 16;15(1):1
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Violence and reproductive health preceding flight from war: accounts from Somali born women in Sweden.
Byrskog U, Olsson P, Essén B,
et al
BMC Public Health
. 2014 Aug 30;14(1):892

Paper

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Struggling to survive for the sake of the unborn baby: a grounded theory model of exposure to intimate partner violence during pregnancy.
Finnbogadóttir H, Dykes AK, Wann-Hansson C.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
. 2014 Aug 28;14(1):294
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Prevalence of domestic violence during pregnancy and related risk factors: a cross-sectional study in southern Sweden.
Finnbogadóttir H, Dykes AK, Wann-Hansson C.

BMC Womens Health
. 2014 May 1;14:63.
Paper

Women's experiences of important others in a pregnancy dominated by intimate partner violence.
Engnes K, Lidén E, Lundgren I.

Scand J Caring Sci
. 2012 Sep 23.

Abstract

Turkey
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Domestic violence against pregnant women: A prospective study in a metropolitan city, İstanbul.
Cengiz H, Kanawati A, Yıldız S,  et al
J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc. 2014 Jun 1;15(2):74-7
Paper

Association between domestic violence and miscarriage: A population based cross-sectional study among women of childbearing ages, Sivas-Turkey.
Nur N Md.

Women Health
. 2014 May 2

Abstract

United Kingdom

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Experiences and impact of mistreatment and obstetric violence on women during childbearing: a systematic review protocol.
McGarry J, Hinsliff-Smith K, Watts K,  et a
l
JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Mar;15(3):620-627.
Abstract

A comparative study of the prevalence of domestic violence in women requesting a termination of pregnancy and those attending the antenatal clinic.
Wokoma T, Jampala M, Bexhell H,  et al
BJOG. 2014 Jan 22.
Abstract

Postnatal disclosure of domestic violence: comparison with disclosure in the
first trimester of pregnancy.
Keeling J, Mason T.

J
Clin Nurs. 2010 Nov 15
Abstract

 

Latin America/Caribbean
 

Multinational
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Maternal and fetal outcomes of intimate partner violence associated with pregnancy in the Latin American and Caribbean region.
Han A, Stewart DE.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet
.
2013 Oct 5.
Abstract
   
Brazil
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Domestic violence in pregnancy: prevalence and characteristics of the pregnant woman.
Almeida FS, Coutinho EC, Duarte JC, et al

J
Clin Nurs. 2017 Feb 8.
Abstract

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Effects of Socioeconomic Status and Social Support on Violence against Pregnant Women: A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis.
Ribeiro MR, Silva AA, Alves MT, et al

PLoS One
. 2017 Jan 20;12
Paper

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Factors associated with physical violence against pregnant women from São Luís, Maranhão State, Brazil: an approach using structural equation modeling.
Costa DC, Ribeiro MR, Batista RF, et al
Cad Saude Publica
. 2017 Jan 23;33(1):e00078515.
Paper

 

Depressive disorder in pregnant Latin women: does intimate partner violence matter?
Fonseca-Machado MO, Alves LC, et al
J Clin Nurs
. 2015 Jan 12
Abstract

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the WHO Violence Against Women Instrument in Pregnant Women: Results from the BRISA Prenatal Cohort.
Ribeiro MR, Alves MT, Batista RF, et al
 
PLoS One
. 2014 Dec 22;9(12):e115382.
Paper
 

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Intimate partner violence against pregnant women: study about the repercussions on the obstetric and neonatal results.
Rodrigues DP, Gomes-Sponholz FA, Stefanelo J, Nakano AM, Monteiro JC.
Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2014 Apr;48(2):206-12.
Paper

 

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Common mental disorders and intimate partner violence in pregnancy.
Ludermir AB, Valongueiro S, Araújo TV.
Rev Saude Publica. 2014 Feb;48(1):29-35.
Paper

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Psychological Violence Against Pregnant Women in a Prenatal Care Cohort: Rates and Associated Factors in São Luís, Brazil
Ribeiro MR, da Silva AA, E Alves MT,  et al

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth.
2014 Feb 12;14:66.
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
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ntimate partner violence and unintended pregnancy: prevalence and associated factors.
Azevêdo AC, Araújo TV, Valongueiro S, Ludermir AB.

Cad Saude Publica
. 2013 Dec;29(12):2394-404.
Paper

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Frequency and pattern of intimate partner violence before, during and after pregnancy.
Silva EP, Ludermir AB, Araújo TV, Valongueiro SA.
Rev Saude Publica. 2011 Dec;45(6):1044-1053.
Paper

Voluntary abortion and domestic violence among women attended at a public maternity hospital of Salvador-BA]
Diniz NM, Gesteira SM, Lopes RL,
Rev Bras Enferm. 2011 Dec;64(6):1010-5.
Abstract

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Nutrition, mental health and violence: from pregnancy to postpartum Cohort of women
attending primary care units in Southern Brazil--ECCAGE study.

Nunes MA, Ferri CP, Manzolli P,
et al
BMC Psychiatry
. 2010 Aug 31;10:66.
Paper

Violence against women by their intimate partner during pregnancy and postnatal depression:
a prospective cohort study.
Ludermir AB, Lewis G, Valongueiro SA, et al
Lancet
. 2010 Sep 11;376(9744):903-10
Abstract

 

Columbia

 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
  Sexual Violence as a Predictor of Unintended Pregnancy, Contraceptive Use, and Unmet Need
Among Female Youth in Colombia.
Gomez AM.
J Womens Health
(Larchmt)
. 2011 Jul 8.
Abstract

Haiti
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intimate partner and nonpartner violence against pregnant women in rural Haiti.
Small MJ, Gupta J, Frederic R, et al
 
Int J Gynaecol Obstet.
2008 Jul 31.
Abstract
 
Mexico.

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
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Gunshot wound to the pregnant uterus: case report.
Osnaya-Moreno H, Zaragoza Salas TA,  et al
Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2013 Sep;35(9):427-31
Paper

 

Mexico
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence of violence against pregnant women and associated maternal and neonatal complications
in Leon, Mexico.
Romero-Gutiérrez G, Cruz-Arvizu VH, Regalado-Cedillo CA, Ponce-Ponce de León AL.

Midwifery
.
2010 Sep 24.
Abstract

Nicaragua

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Neuroendocrine response to violence during pregnancy - impact on duration of pregnancy and fetal growth.
Valladares E, Pena R, Ellsberg M, et al 
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2009 May 27:1-6.
Abstract
 
Peru
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Association of Childhood Physical and Sexual Abuse with Intimate Partner Violence, Poor General Health and Depressive Symptoms among Pregnant Women
Barrios YV, Gelaye B, Zhong Q,  et al
PLoS One. 2015 Jan 30;10(1):e0116609.
Paper

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Domestic Violence during Pregnancy and Mental Health: Exploratory Study in Primary
Health Centers in Peñalolén.

Crempien RC, Rojas G, Cumsille P, Oda MC.
ISRN Obstet Gynecol. 2011;2011:265817
Paper


Middle East
 

Iran
 
   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Intimate partner violence during the first pregnancy: A comparison between adolescents and adults in an urban area of Iran.
Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Bahrami-Vazir E, Kamalifard M, Mirghafourvand M.
J Forensic Leg Med
. 2016 Jul 6;43:53-60.
Abstract

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Physical violence against pregnant women by an intimate partner, and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Mazandaran Province, Iran.
Abdollahi F, Abhari FR, Delavar MA, Charati JY.
J Family Community Med. 2015 Jan-Apr;22(1):13-8.
Paper

Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant women exposed to domestic violence during pregnancy in an Iranian setting.
Hajikhani Golchin NA, Hamzehgardeshi Z, Hamzehgardeshi L, Shirzad Ahoodashti M.
Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 Apr;16(4):e11989
Paper

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy in Urmia, Iran in 2012.
Farrokh-Eslamlou H, Oshnouei S, Haghighi N.

J Forensic Leg Med
. 2014 May;24:28-32.
Abstract

 

Jordan
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence of Violence During Pregnancy: Findings from a Jordanian Survey.
Oweis A, Gharaibeh M, Alhourani R.  
Matern Child Health J. 2009 Mar 27.
Abstract
 
Pakistan

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Effect of domestic violence on pregnancy outcome.
Zareen N, Majid N, Naqvi S, et al
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009 May;19(5):291-6.
Abstract

 

Saudi Arabia

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  Prevalence and complications of physical violence during pregnancy.
Rachana C, Suraiya K, Hisham AS, Abdulaziz AM, Hai A
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2002 Jun 10;103(1):26-9
Abstract
 
Turkey
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Prevalence of domestic violence during pregnancy in a Turkish community.
Deveci SE, Acik Y, Gulbayrak C, et al
Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2007 Jul;38(4):754-60
Abstract

Russia/NIS
 

Multiple Countries
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Intimate Partner Physical and Sexual Violence and Outcomes of Unintended Pregnancy Among National Samples of Women From Three Former Soviet Union Countries.
Ismayilova L, El-Bassel N.

Violence Against Women
. 2014 Jul 10;20(6):633-652
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