Abuse Assessment Screen (AAS)

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Pregnancy, Violence/Abuse

This brief screener can be used to assess domestic violence against pregnant women. Question 6 was added by Leung et al.

Judith McFarlane, Barbara Perker, Karen Soeken, and Linda Bullock

Publisher: Journals of the American Medical Association

Leung, W.C., Leung, T.W., Lam, Y.Y.J., & Ho, P.C. (1999). The prevalence of domestic violence against pregnant women in a Chinese community. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 66, 23-30.

Webster, J., Chandler, J., Battistutta, D. (1996) Pregnancy outcomes and health care use – effects of abuse. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 174:760-767.

McFarlane, J., Parker B., Soeken, K., Bullock, L. (1992) Assessing for abuse during pregnancy. Journal of the American Medical Association, 267:3176-3178.