Browse Research Abstracts

Factors related to depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in shelter-based abused women. Jonker, I.E., Lako, D.A.M., Beijersbergen, M.D., Sijbrandij, M., van Hemert, A.M., & Wolf, J.R.L.M. (2018). This study examined the variables associated with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in abused women who were residing in protective shelters. Violence Against Women, 1 – 20.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary: This study examined the variables associated with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in abused women who were residing in protective shelters.

Characteristics of different types of childhood violence and the risk of revictimization. Strøm, I.F., Aakvaag, H.E., & Wentzel-Larsen, T. (2019). Violence Against Women, 1 – 21.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2019
Keywords: Sexual assault, Other crime or violence

Summary: This study investigates the characteristics of different forms of childhood abuse and their association with revictimization among women and men. Results from the study showed that exposure to childhood abuse, regardless of type, was associated with adult victimization.

Sexual assault and cancer screening among men and women. Alcalá, H.E., Keim-Malpass, J., & Mitchell, E.M. (2018). Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-17.

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2019
Keywords: Sexual assault, Other crime or violence

Summary: This study explores whether sexual victimization impacts patterns of cancer screening among men and women. It found that lifetime experiences of sexual assault are associated with lower rates of cancer screening behaviors.

Characteristics of sexual abuse among individuals with serious mental illnesses. Kmett, J.A. & Eack, S.M. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33(17), 2725 – 2744

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 2 - THE EXCHANGE - April 2019
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary: This study characterized the nature of sexual abuse among individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) under psychiatric care. Those with SA histories had significantly higher psychopathology and lower functioning and were more likely to be diagnosed with depression but less likely to be substance dependent.

The intersection of stalking and the severity of intimate partner abuse. Brady, P.Q. & Hayes, B.E. (2018) Violence and Victims, 33(2), 218 – 238

Type of Profession: Advocates, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence), Stalking

Summary:

This study examined the connection between stalking and the level of severity of intimate partner abuse and reports factors associated with more risk to victims.

The impact of adverse childhood events on the sexual and mental health of women experiencing intimate partner violence. Willie, T.C., Kershaw, T., & Sullivan, T.P. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 22

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Mental Health Professionals
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study identified profiles of Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) and their association with depressive and posttraumatic stress symptoms and sexual risk behaviors in women experiencing intimate partner violence.

“You better say your prayers and get ready”: Guns within the context of partner abuse. Lynch, K.R., & Logan, TK. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 33(4), 686 – 711

Type of Profession: Advocates, Clerks/Other Court Personnel, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study focused on how women in Kentucky who have experienced IPV feel about gun violence and protections from gun violence.

Insomnia, posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, and danger: Their impact on victims’ return to court for orders of protection. Mazzotta, C.M., Crean, H.F., Pigeon, W.R., & Cerulli, C. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 21

Type of Profession: Advocates, Judges, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study explored associations between insomnia, PTSD symptoms, danger, and victim socio-demographics, and whether victims pursue permanent protective orders. 

Intoxicated but not incapacitated: Are there effective methods to assist juries in interpreting evidence of voluntary complainant intoxication in cases of rape? Nitschke, F.T., Masser, B.M., McKimmie, B.M., & Riachi, M. (2018) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 25

Type of Profession: Advocates, Judges, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Sexual assault

Summary:

This study examined whether providing judicial instructions about how jurors should make use of complainant intoxication evidence assists jurors to use this evidence appropriately.

Mandatory reporting of domestic violence: What do abuse survivors think and what variables influence those opinions? Jordan, C.E., & Pritchard, A.J. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1 – 21

Type of Profession: Advocates, Health Care Professionals, Judges, Law Enforcement, Mental Health Professionals, Other Attorneys, Prosecutors
Volume: Volume 2/Issue 1 - THE EXCHANGE - January 2019
Keywords: Intimate partner violence (IPV) (domestic violence)

Summary:

This study explored the views on domestic violence mandatory reporting among 388 women served by Kentucky domestic violence shelters. Findings from the study were coupled with leadership from the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence to substantially amend the domestic violence reporting law.

Pages

X
Enter your linkblue username.
Enter your linkblue password.
Secure Login

This login is SSL protected

Loading