• intimate
  • The study is the first quantitative examination of the relationship between intimate partner violence, reproductive coercion and unintended pregnancy. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Published online in the January issue of the journal Contraception , the study, "Pregnancy Coercion, Intimate Partner Violence and Unintended Pregnancy," also found that among women who experienced both reproductive coercion and partner violence, the risk of unintended pregnancy doubled. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Study participants were asked questions about birth-control sabotage, pregnancy coercion and intimate partner violence to assess their experience of pregnancy coercion and birth control sabotage. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Comprehensive assessment in clinical settings for pregnancy coercion, birth control sabotage and intimate partner violence should be considered a priority in the context of family planning services. (ucdavis.edu)
  • force
  • noun force , pressure , threats , bullying , constraint , intimidation , compulsion , duress , browbeating , strong-arm tactics (informal) It was vital that the elections should be free of coercion or intimidation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • study
  • A new CSIS study, Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia: The Theory and Practice of Gray Zone Deterrence , reviews the academic literature on deterrence, examines recent incidents of gray zone coercion, and draws lessons for policymakers. (csis.org)
  • UC Davis study finds reproductive coercion often is accompanied. (ucdavis.edu)
  • What this study shows is that reproductive coercion likely explains why unintended pregnancies are far more common among abused women and teens. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The study authors said the research underscores the importance of educating women seeking care about reproductive coercion, and ensuring that women who are seeking reproductive health services are offered counseling on ways to prevent pregnancy that are less vulnerable to partner interference, as well as connected to domestic violence-related services. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The study also highlights the importance of working with young men to prevent both violence against female partners and coercion around pregnancy. (ucdavis.edu)