Study 5: Systematic reviews of surveys of prevalence of domestic violence among people with mental health disorders and qualitative studies of experience among users of mental health services
Domestic violence has long-term detrimental effects on mental health for women and men and there is growing evidence that people with mental disorders are at higher risk from victimisation.
As part of the PROVIDE project, we conducted critical systematic reviews on the following topics:
The prevalence and risk of experiences of domestic violence in:
- People with mental disorders
- Women with mental disorders in the perinatal period
- People with eating disorders
The prevalence and risk of perpetration of domestic violence in:
We also conducted a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies, which explores the mental healthcare experiences and expectations of mental health service users who have experienced domestic violence. Ten studies are included in this review.
The Evidence into Practice section contains a list of publications and resources related to this workstream.