Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 4, 1998

A Training Program to Improve Domestic Violence Identification and Management in Primary Care: Preliminary Results
Domestic violence as encountered in day-to-day practice is greatly underidentified. It is estimated that only 3% of cases are presently being identified, and practitioners are uncertain of what to do if a case is discovered. In this paper, a training...
Major Depressive Disorder and Depressive Symptomatology as Predictors of Husband to Wife Physical Aggression
This study investigated the association between a husband's depressive symptomatology and the frequency of physical aggression toward his wife, as well as a husband's Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and the frequency of physical aggression toward his...
Partner Violence and Sexual HIV-Risk Behaviors among Women in an Inner-City Emergency Department
This study examines the relationship between partner violence and sexual risk behaviors in a sample of predominantly Latina and African American women who sought medical care from a New York City hospital emergency department. Eligibility criteria selected...
Sociodemographic Predictors and Cultural Barriers to Help-Seeking Behavior by Latina and Anglo American Battered Women
Data from a national survey were used to investigate the help-seeking efforts of Latinas (Mexican, Mexican American, Puerto Rican) and Anglo American women who experienced battering by intimate partners. The findings revealed that battered Latinas were...
Treatment Strategies for Abused Adolescents: From Victim to Survivor/Activity Manual for Treatment Strategies for Abused Adolescents
Treatment Strategies for Abused Adolescents: From Victim to Survivor. Cheryl L. Karp, Traci L. Butler, and Sage C. Bergstrom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997. Hardcover: $63.50; Softcover: $31.95; 168 pages.Activity Manual for Treatment Strategies...
Violent Pornography and Abuse of Women: Theory to Practice
To examine violent pornography use and associated violence against women, an ethnically stratified sample of 198 abused women were asked about their partners' use of pornographic materials, and if they had been asked or forced to look at, act out, or...
"Why Don't They Just Call the Cops?": Reasons for Differential Police Contact among Women with Abusive Partners
Incidents of domestic violence are frequently not reported to police (e.g., Johnson, 1990; Langan & Innes, 1986; Roy, 1977), and people commonly assume that women's reasons for not calling about violence by a current or former partner are intrapersonal...