Violence and Victims

Violence and Victims is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 4, 2009

A Latent Classification of Male Batterers
Regression latent class analysis was used to identify batterer subgroups with distinct violence patterns and to examine associations between class membership and adult attachment orientations as well as antisocial and borderline personality disorders....
A Model of Vulnerability for Adult Sexual Victimization: The Impact of Attachment, Child Maltreatment, and Scarred Sexuality
Extending previous research, this study utilized structural equation modeling to examine the effects of poor mother/child attachment, child neglect, juvenile sexual victimization (JSV), and Finkelhor and Browne's (1985) proposed construct of traumatic...
Gender Variations in Dating Violence and Positive Conflict Resolution among Mexican Adolescents
The present study examined gender variations on dating violence and conflict resolution among Mexican adolescents. Two hundred and eighty-five high school students, aged 15 to 18 years, were recruited in Monterrey, Mexico. Verbal-emotional abuse was...
Impaired and Incapacitated Rape Victims: Assault Characteristics and Post-Assault Experiences
Alcohol is the most common "rape drug," with up to two-thirds of victims consuming alcohol prior to the assault. Surprisingly, little research has examined the assault and postassault experiences of victims who were impaired or incapacitated as a result...
Intimate Partner Violence Screening and Pregnant Latinas
Little is known about factors associated with health care screening of intimate partner violence (IPV) for Latinas during pregnancy. This study builds on current research examining IPV-associated outcomes among Latinas by analyzing 210 pregnant Latina...
Male Soldier Family Violence Offenders: Spouse and Child Offenders Compared to Child Offenders
Army data from 2000 to 2004 were used to compare two groups of married, male, Army soldier, first-time family violence offenders: 760 dual offenders (whose initial incident included both child maltreatment and spouse abuse) and 2,209 single offenders...
Mortality of Women from Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa: A National Epidemiological Study
The purpose of this article is to describe mortality of women from intimate partner violence (IPV) in South Africa using a retrospective national study in a proportionate random sample of 25 mortuaries. Homicides identified from mortuary, autopsy, and...
Official Incidents of Domestic Violence: Types, Injury, and Associations with Nonofficial Couple Aggression
Official police reports of intimate partner violence (IPV) were examined in a community sample of young, at-risk couples to determine the degree of mutuality and the relation between IPV arrests and aggression toward a partner (self-reported, partner...
Patterns of Victimization among Male and Female Inmates: Evidence of an Enduring Legacy
People inside prison have above-average rates of childhood and adult victimization. Little is known, however, about the relationship between types of victimization inside prison and that experienced in childhood. This article estimates rates of victimization...