Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, 1997

A Career and Life Planning Guide for Women Survivors/Making the Connections: Women, Work, & Abuse
A Career and Life Planning Guide for Women Survivors. Patricia A. Murphy. St. Lucie Press, Inc., Delray Beach, FL, 1996. Softcover: $24.95; 290 pages.Making the Connections: Women, Work, & Abuse. Patricia A. Murphy, Paul M. Deutsch Press, Inc., Orlando,...
Comparison of Beginning Counselors' Responses to Lesbian vs. Heterosexual Partner Abuse
This study compared responses of masters and doctoral level counseling students to two domestic violence scenarios. Participants read a two paragraph description of a battering incident involving either a heterosexual or lesbian couple and then gave...
Health Care Utilization and History of Trauma among Women in a Primary Care Setting
Participants were 150 women seen consecutively by a female family physician in an HMO setting for nonemergent medical care. Each participant completed a questionnaire that explored three areas of trauma. Twelve months after the administration of the...
Impact of Expert Testimony on the Believability of Repressed Memories
Research suggests that people question the believability of trial testimony based on an alleged victim's previously repressed memories. Participants read one of six scenarios depicting the trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. The...
Social Ecology and Entitlements Involved in Battering by Heterosexual College Males: Contributions of Family and Peers
This study examined how the social ecological factors of family history and relationships with peers were associated with 193 college men's partner violence and attitudes regarding battering. Multivariate (path) analyses revealed that witnessing paternal...
The Psychological Impact of Withholding Disclosure of Child Sexual Abuse
Researchers have found equivocal results with respect to whether the disclosure of child sexual abuse is helpful or not. The threat of harm as well as the possibility of being humiliated, not believed, or blamed, render the disclosure of child sexual...
Victimization and Perpetration Rates of Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships: Gender Issues Explored
This study explores gender differences in victimization and perpetration experiences of gays and lesbians in intimate relationships. A sample of 283 gays and lesbians reported on their experiences both as victims and perpetrators of gay/lesbian relationship...