Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 3, 1989

Brief Reports
INTRODUCTIONThis issue brings a change in responsibility for the Brief Reports section. Pamela Casey, our previous Brief Reports editor, will have relief from long hours in the law library, searching for relevant cases and preparing summaries and commentaries....
Child Abuse and Failure to Thrive: Individual, Familial, and Environmental Characteristics
Similar theories of etiology have been postulated for child abuse and nonorganic failure to thrive (FTT). This study compared individual, familial, and environmental conditions in cases of child abuse to cases of FTT. Assessment of the mother's childhood...
Editorial
I would like to introduce this issue of Violence and Victims by first thanking Angela Browne for her fine work as the Founding Editor of the journal. As the area of interpersonal violence has received increased attention through a variety of professional...
I Never Called It Rape
I Never Called It Rape. Robin Warshaw. New York: Harper if Row, 1988. 229 pp., $7.95.I Never Called It Rape is the outgrowth of a 3-year investigation on acquaintance rape originally conducted by Dr. Mary Koss in collaboration with Ms. magazine. The...
Practitioners' Forum: Public Health and the Primary Prevention of Adolescent Violence-The Violence Prevention Project
The Violence Prevention Project is a community-based outreach and education project directed toward reducing the negative social and medical outcomes of violence among adolescents. Community agency personnel are trained to work with youth on issues of...
Research Note: The Response of the Clergy to Spouse Abuse in a Suburban County
An attempt was made to study the response of religious organizations to spouse abuse in a suburban county in the state of Maryland. Clergy members representing a variety of denominations from 143 churches and synagogues were surveyed. The presence of...
Sexual Victimization: Is There a Vicious Cycle?1
A review of the literature on sexual abuse suggests that many women are repeatedly victimized. To examine the relationship between child and adult sexual victimization, 282 female undergraduates completed questionnaires describing child and adult incidents...
The Development of a Measure of Psychological Maltreatment of Women by Their Male Partners
This study describes the initial development of a scale of measurement of psychological maltreatment of women by their male partners. The initial version of the scale was administered to 407 men and 207 women at intake into a domestic violence program....