Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 3, 2007

Child Maltreatment, Revictimization, and Violent Behavior
The study investigates the cumulative impact of child maltreatment and victimization in adolescence on violent behavior in young adulthood in a nonclinical high-risk sample. The sample consists of 1,526 incarcerated young men (14 to 24 years) who were...
Common Correlates of Suicidal Ideation and Physical Assault among Male and Female University Students in Hong Kong
This study examined prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation and dating partner violence in a cohort of 651 university students in social sciences classes at three universities in Hong Kong. A standard questionnaire was completed within one class...
Comparison of Open versus Closed Group Interventions for Sexually Abused Adolescent Girls
A first aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of an open group therapy for sexually abused teenagers using a quasi-experimental pretest/posttest treatment design. A second aim was to explore whether differential gains were linked to an open versus...
Parenting as a Moderator of Minority, Adolescent Victimization and Violent Behavior in High-Risk Neighborhoods
Adolescent male youth in high-crime neighborhoods are at the greatest risk for personal victimization and violent behavior. The temporal relationship between victimization and violent behavior for minority youth in high-crime neighborhoods was examined...
Routine Activities and Sexual Assault: An Analysis of Individual- and School-Level Factors
The efficacy of routine activities theory is examined to explain sexual assault on the college campus. Although many research studies have utilized routine activities theory to predict sexual assault using individual-level factors, little is known about...
The Personality of Pursuit: Personality Attributions of Unwanted Pursuers and Stalkers
A sample of 292 college students recalled a partner who had engaged in unwanted pursuit (46%) or recalled their most recent "normal" dating relationship. Subjects rated their own level of stalking victimization and rated the partner on a series of personality...
The Underreporting Gap in Aggressive Incidents from Geriatric Patients against Certified Nursing Assistants
Staff in the health care industry experience workplace aggression at a much higher rate than the general workforce. However, a large proportion of aggressive incidents go unreported, and the source of many of these incidents is patients. This study investigates...
Youth Violence Trajectories and Proximal Characteristics of Intimate Partner Violence
Analyses first examined the developmental course of intimate partner violence (IPV), beginning with trajectories of youth violence. We then examined potential mediators of prior youth violence trajectories in models predicting later IPV perpetration...