Journal article

A critical interpretive synthesis of the intersection of domestic violence with parental issues of mental health and substance misuse

Jasmin Isobe, Lucy Healey, Cathy Humphreys

Health and Social Care in the Community | WILEY | Published : 2020


A critical interpretive synthesis (CIS) methodology was used with the aim of informing practice with children and families when domestic and family violence (DFV) and parental issues relating to alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and mental health (MH) are also present. A CIS is grounded in the literature, but includes questioning of the literature in order to problematise gaps, contradictions and constructions of issues. A review of the literature from 2010 to 2018 was conducted with the structured search strategy identifying 40 relevant research articles. Synthesis and critique of these articles revealed three mutually informative themes through which to understand the literature and how it can..

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