From Treatment to Healing: The Promise of Trauma-Informed Primary Care
Source: Women's Health Issues
Journal Article | March 2015

In August 2013, a national strategy group convened in
Washington, DC to clarify a framework for trauma-informed primary care (TIPC) for women. The group was motivated by an increasing body of research and experience revealing that people from all races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds come to primary care with common conditions (e.g., heart, lung, and liver diseases, obesity, diabetes, depression, substance use, and sexually transmitted infections) that can be traced to recent and past trauma. This journal article, from a physician’s perspective, describes the promise of a trauma-informed model of primary care.

Posted: July 2019

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