Violence Against Women and Consequences During Climacteric´s Phase

2014-08-27 03:17:25 | BioPortfolio


Objective- Analysis of the health status of women who were or are victims of domestic and sexual violence seeking attention at the outpatient clinic for Endocrines Gynecology and Climactery - University of Sao Paulo General Hospital.

To widen the comprehension of the binomial relationship violence-pathologies by professionals/staff who work in health services, offering women in such situation humane, comprehensive and qualified attention. Specific Objectives: decreasing the rates of domestic and sexual violence against women employing: prevention, health education and treatment - within the context of health services and public policies.

Methodology - Project Type: Research in Action A- Attention to women in a situation of domestic and sexual violence during climactery; B- Information/Education/Communication (IEC) C- Behavioral Intervention (IC) D- Institutional Development (DI). Target Populations: 1. Women (during the ages of 40 to 65 years) who were or are victims of domestic and/or sexual violence; 2. Professional/staff who work in services attending women in sexual and domestic violent situations (health professionals, policemen, civil society) in areas located within the South Regional Health Coordination - SRC. To collect information, a semi structured questionnaire will be employed during seven months in 2009.


Trained professionals will work in the regions of: Campo Limpo, M'Boi Mirim, Santo Amaro and neighboring regions, neighborhood in which the Social Vulnerability Index of São Paulo (IPVS) shows high records.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention




Identifying experience with violence


Hospital das Clinicas of the Medicine College of the University of São Paulo
São Paulo




University of Sao Paulo General Hospital

Results (where available)

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Experience of and exposure to VIOLENCE.

Violence or other hostile behavior arising when an ethnic group either feels itself under threat, or where it seeks to assert its superiority or dominance over other groups.

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