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Table 2 Disclosure of abuse among female patients in general psychiatric care (n=77)

From: Disclosure of abuse among female patients within general psychiatric care - a cross sectional study

Disclosure of abuse during most recent contact with staff at a general psychiatric clinic (n = 77) Disclosure of Physical abuse (n = 72) Disclosure of emotional abuse (n = 61) Disclosure of sexual abuse (n = 55)
No 40 (55 %) 23 (38 %) 37 (67 %)
Yes, he/she knew already 2 (3 %) 2 (3 %) 3 (5 %)
Yes, when he/she asked about it 9 (12 %) 17 (28 %) 6 (11 %)
Yes, I Told him/her spontaneously 18 (25 %) 18 (29 %) 7 (13 %)
Unknown 3 (4 %) 1 (2 %) 2 (4 %)
Disclosure of abuse to others then staff at the most recent contact in a general psychiatric clinic (n = 77)
No 8 (11 %) 3 (5 %) 11 (20 %)
Yes, partly 44 (61 %) 44 (72 %) 34 (62 %)
Yes, about all of it 18 (25 %) 14 (23 %) 10 (18 %)
Unknown 2 (3 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)