A comparison of intimate partner and other sexual assault survivors’ use of different types of specialized hospital-based violence services (2017)

This 2017 paper investigates the health service utilization of women sexually assaulted by their intimate partners, as compared with those sexually assaulted by other perpetrators. It finds that women sexually assaulted by current or former intimate partners utilized services offered by sexual assault and domestic violence treatment centres differently, including having their injuries documented and undergoing safety planning, than those assaulted by other known assailants and strangers.