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Pregnancy outcomes of women hospitalized for physical assault, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. Auger, N., Low, N., Lee, G.E., Ayoub, A., & Luu, T.M. (2021).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 26.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2021
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence), Sexual Assault

Summary:

This study examined the association of assault before and during pregnancy with maternal and infant outcomes at delivery. The risk of adverse outcomes was particularly strong for women hospitalized twice or more.

Risk factors for child death during an intimate partner homicide: A case control study. Lyons, V.H., Adhia, A., Moe, C.A., Kernic, M.A., Schiller, M., Bowen, A., Rivara, F.P., & Rowhani-Rahbar, A. (2020).

Child Maltreatment, 1 – 7.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2021
Keywords: Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

This study examined the risk factors for children being killed in the course of an incident of intimate partner homicide.

Still in the shadows: The unresponsiveness of stalking prosecution rates to increased legislative attention. Bouffard, L.A., Bouffard, J.A., Nobles, M.R., & Askew, L. (2021).

Journal of Criminal Justice, 2 – 10.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2021
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence), Stalking

Summary:

This study used court data to examine trends in stalking cases following two major revisions of Texas anti-stalking statutes. Results demonstrate stalking remains rarely prosecuted despite increasing awareness and provisions for enhanced penalties under law.

Stalking recidivism: A comparison of operational definitions. Bendlin, M., Sheridan, L., & Johnson, A. (2020).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 23.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Stalking

Summary:

This study analyzed a dataset of police incident reports involving 404 stalking offenders to determine time to recidivism and predictors of recidivism. The results of the study show that stalkers reoffend quickly.

Why do school staff sometimes fail to report potential victimization cases? A mixed-methods study. Greco, A.M., Gómez, E.P., Pareda, N., Guilera, G., & González, I.S. (2020).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 26.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Child Maltreatment

Summary:

The current study found that the most common reasons for lack of reporting child or adolescent abuse by school staff is believing that one must be certain or that only serious violence should be reported.

Risk and protective factors for men’s sexual violence against women at higher education institutions: A systematic and meta-analytic review of the longitudinal evidence. Steele, B., Martin, M., Yakubovich, A., Humphreys, D.K., & Nye, E. (2020).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1 -17.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Sexual Assault

Summary:

The findings of this study suggest that interventions targeting peer norms (e.g., bystander interventions) and early sexual violence prevention and consent interventions for high school and elementary school students can be effective in reducing and preventing sexual violence at HEIs.

Intimate partner violence and perinatal post-traumatic stress and depression symptoms: A systematic review of findings in longitudinal studies. Paulson, J.L. (2020).

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse 1 – 15.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence), Sexual Assault

Summary:

A review was conducted of the association between IPV (before pregnancy, during and after pregnancy) and post-traumatic stress and depression in the perinatal period (the time, measured in weeks, immediately before and after birth). Findings of the study suggest a strong relationship between IPV and perinatal mental health.

New perspectives on risk factors for non-fatal strangulation and post-assault imaging. McKee, G.B., Gill-Hopple, K., Oesterle, D.W., Daigle L.E. & Gilmore, A.K. (2020).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 11.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

Non-fatal strangulation (NFS) during sexual assault (strangulation or choking that does not result in death), is common and has been associated with IPV and with bodily injury; however, other factors associated with NFS are unknown. The current study examined demographic and sexual assault characteristics associated with NFS among women who received a sexual assault medical forensic exam.

Funneled through or filtered out: An examination of police and prosecutorial decision-making in adult sexual assault cases. Wentz, E.A. (2020).

Violence Against Women, Vol. 26(15-16) 1919–1940.

Type of Profession: Academics (Educators/Researchers), Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 4/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2021
Keywords: Sexual Assault

Summary:

This study examined 231 adult sexual assault incidents reported to the police to identify which factors predict congruence (agreement) between the police classification of crimes and prosecutorial charging decisions. The study found that the best predictor of both arrest and charging agreement was the collection of physical or forensic evidence from the scene of the offense.

Longitudinal trajectory of exposure to psychological interpersonal violence. Poehacker, S., Phillips, D., Riggs, J., & Lauterbach, D. (2020).

Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 35(17-18), 3331 – 3354.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Judges, Law Enforcement, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 3/Issue 4 - THE EXCHANGE - October 2020
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (Domestic Violence)

Summary:

Psychological intimate partner violence includes verbal abuse and abuse of power or control from one partner to another. To date, no studies have examined the longitudinal course of exposure to psychological abuse among mothers or the effect that witnessing P-IPV can have on their children. This study did that analysis.