Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 2, 1996

Childhood Abuse as a Precursor to Homelessness for Homeless Women with Severe Mental Illness
Previous studies of childhood abuse levels among homeless women have typically focused either on single homeless women or female heads of families; almost none have focused specifically on homeless women with severe mental illness. This study explores...
Do Social Reactions to Sexual Assault Victims Vary by Support Provider?
The present study investigated whether the type of social reaction(s) experienced by sexual assault victims varies according to the type of social support provider told about the assault in a convenience sample of victims (N = 155) completing a mail...
Risk and Resilience among Children Exposed to Family Violence
Research on the relationship between exposure to family violence and functional adaptation in children has been inconsistent and inconclusive. In this study, exposure to family violence was correlated with vulnerability, resilience, and protective factors...
Suicide Following Homicide in the Family
Previous research has established that perpetrators of homicide-suicide share more characteristics with those who commit suicide than they do with those who commit homicide without suicide. This article examines the characteristics of victims, perpetrators...
The Prevalence of Sexual Harassment among Female Family Practice Residents in the United States
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of sexual harassment as defined by the AMA among female family practice residents in the United States. Of all 1,802 U.S. FP female resident physicians surveyed, a total of 916, or 51%, completed...
The Relationship between Victimization and Cognitive Schemata among Episodically Homeless, Seriously Mentally Ill Women
This study explored the extent to which specific aspects of violent victimization are associated with cognitive schemata in the context of ongoing, often lifelong, trauma and negative life events. Specifically, we examined the relationships between cognitive...
Treating Women Molested in Childhood
Treating Women Molested in Childhood. Catherine Classen (Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995. Hardcover: $29.95; 242 pages.This edited book is part of a series which addresses current treatment techniques for a variety of clinical problems. In this...