Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 1, 1995

A Scale for Identifying "Stockholm Syndrome" Reactions in Young Dating Women: Factor Structure, Reliability, and Validity
The factor structure, reliability, and validity of a 49-item scale designed to measure Stockholm Syndrome (also referred to as "traumatic bonding" and "terror bonding"), that is, bonding with an abusive partner, were assessed for college women in heterosexual...
Control, Coping, and Victimization in Dating Relationships
This study examined the role of perceived control and coping in mediating the relationship between violent and nonviolent negative relationship events and women's experience of distress. Results based on the responses of 48 victims of dating relationship...
Distress and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Abused Women
Emotional distress and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were examined among women in psychologically abusive relationships. Women (N = 93) were divided into three groups (none, moderate, severe) according to scores on the violence subscale...
Impact of Sexual and Nonsexual Assault on Secondary Victims
Much information has been collected on the effects of crime upon victims. Experts have spoken as well about the ripple effects of crime on those close to victims. To date, however, little empirical data are available to assess the impact of crime upon...
Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect
Protecting Children from Abuse and Neglect. Gary B. Melton and Frank D. Barry (Eds.). New York: The Guilford Press, 1994. Hardcover $40.00; 451 pages.The various chapters in this book were commissioned by the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect...
Relationship between Multiple Exposures to Violence and Coping Strategies among African-American Mothers
This exploratory study examined the relationship between coping strategies of 136 African-American mothers, their exposure to community violence, and their interpersonal victimization. It is suggested that the disproportionate victimization of African-American...
Violence in the Marital Dyad as a Predictor of Violence in the Peer Relationships of Older Adolescents/Young Adults
This study used self-report of older adolescent/young adult children from a general college population to examine if violent parental conflict tactics predict the use of similarly violent tactics in the same-sex and opposite-sex peer relationships of...