Primary prevention combines traditional health promotion with specific protection in order to prevent diseases, illness, and unfavorable behaviors from occurring. Under the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault, the public health community uses the term primary prevention to describe interventions designed to prevent the onset of an event of perpetration or victimization. Primary prevention strategies focus on eliminating or reducing factors that may put an individual at an increased risk for perpetration and by promoting factors that protect individuals from victimization.
Risk Factors for Perpetration of Power Bases Violence
Individual Risk Factors
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