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Intimate Partner Violence

A Guide for Psychiatrists Treating IPV Survivors

Treating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer IPV Survivors

People grouped under the LGBTQ umbrella may have any or a combination of a variety of identities including: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, pansexual, same gender loving, Two-Spirit, non-binary, gender fluid, agender, and many others (See Appendix for breakdown of LGBTQ-associated terms and concepts).

LGBTQ IPV survivors face increased barriers to obtaining consistent access to culturally competent services. Without access to identity-affirming advocacy, intervention and other critical services, LGBTQ IPV survivors will continue to suffer from violence and adverse consequences of victimization.

Download the complete Guide to Treating LGBTQ Patients Who Have Exprienced Intimate Parner Violence to view:

  • Epidemiology
  • Risk factors
  • Screening
  • Risk assessment
  • Best practices

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