Journal article

I-DECIDE: An Online Intervention Drawing on the Psychosocial Readiness Model for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

Laura Tarzia, Elizabeth Murray, Cathy Humphreys, Nancy Glass, Angela Taft, Jodie Valpied, Kelsey Hegarty

WOMENS HEALTH ISSUES | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Domestic violence (DV) perpetrated by men against women is a pervasive global problem with significant physical and emotional consequences. Although some face-to-face interventions in health care settings have shown promise, there are barriers to disclosure to health care practitioners and women may not be ready to access or accept help, reducing uptake. Similar to the mental health field, interventions from clinical practice can be adapted to be delivered by technology. PURPOSE: This article outlines the theoretical and conceptual development of I-DECIDE, an online healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing DV. The article explores the use of the Ps..

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