Academic journal article Violence and Victims

Brief Reports

Academic journal article Violence and Victims

Brief Reports

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FEDERAL SCENE: FEDERAL PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE

Domestic Violence as a Public Health Problem

Surgeon General's Workshop on Violence and Public Health, This 101-page item reports on the seminal meeting of the Surgeon General (C. Everett Koop) on violence as a public health problem that was held in Leesburg, Virginia in October 1985. In addition to major addresses, the recommendations of multidisciplinary work groups for education, services, and research on assault and homicide, child abuse (physical and sexual), elder abuse, rape and sexual assault, and spouse abuse are presented. Single copies of this report are available free as long as the supply lasts from:

National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse

38th&RSts.,N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20057

Domestic Violence in the Medical Setting

Treating Family Violence in a Pediatric Hospital: A Program of Training, Research, and Services, by Kathleen M. White, Jane Snyder, Richard Bourne, and Eli H. Newberger. This 90-page monograph from the National Institute of Mental Health's Antisocial & Violent Behavior Branch "describes an innovative, exemplary program of training, research, and services for the treatment of family violence in a pediatric hospital, with a particular focus on child abuse and neglect" Individual copies are available free as long as the supply lasts from:

Public Inquiries Branch, Room 15C-05

Office of Scientific Information

National Institute of Mental Health

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville,MD 20857

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