Perpetration of violence against intimate partners: health care implications from global data
- Does Intimate Partner Violence Epidemiology Differ Between Homes With and Without Children? A Population-Based Study of Annual Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors. Bair-Merritt, Megan H.; Holmes, William C.; Holmes, John H.; Feinstein, Jamie; Feudtner, Chris // Journal of Family Violence;Jul2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p325
We sought to determine whether intimate partner violence (IPV) risk factors differed depending upon the presence of children in the home, and to estimate the annual prevalence of IPV first in the general population and then in homes with and without children. We analyzed data from a...
- Domestic violence: knowledge, attitudes, and clinical practice of selected UK primary healthcare clinicians. Feder, Gene // British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p478
The article focuses on the state of domestic violence in Great Britain in 2012. Domestic violence is defined as threatening behavior or violence between adults who are intimate partners or family members and its most common product are chronic physical and mental health problems. The Physician...
- Couples Treatment for Interpersonal Violence: A Review of Outcome Research Literature and Current Clinical Practices. McCollum, Eric E.; Stith, Sandra M. // Violence & Victims;Apr2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p187
Conjoint couples treatment for interpersonal partner violence (IPV) remains controversial despite a growing body of research and practice experience indicating that it can be effective and safe. In addition, developing typologies of couples who are violent suggest that a "one-size-fits-all"...
- HOLIDAY RAGING. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);12/28/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 52, p71
A quiz concerning family violence is presented.
- Victim: 'First punch came as complete surprise' Hosman, Catherine // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);10/17/2007, Vol. 135 Issue 42, p1A
The article discusses the story of a wife who fell victim of a domestic violence in the U.S., in relation of the country's celebration of the Domestic Violence Awareness on October 2007.
- Victims Still Falling Through the Cracks. Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen // Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly;Fall2008, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p99
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including teen victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), domestic violence, and physical abuse.
- Men Who Sustain Female-to-Male Partner Violence: Factors Associated With Where They Seek Help and How They Rate Those Resources. Douglas, Emily M.; Hines, Denise A.; McCarthy, Sean C. // Violence & Victims;Dec2012, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p871
Research since the 1970s has documented that men, in addition to women, sustain intimate partner violence (IPV), although much of that research has been overlooked. A growing body of research is examining the experiences of men who sustain female-to-male IPV, but there is still much to be...
- Dissimilarity in Vulnerability: Self-Reported Symptoms Among Children with Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence. Georgsson, Anna; Almqvist, Kjerstin; Broberg, Anders // Child Psychiatry & Human Development;Oct2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p539
Children with experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) are at risk. Not all children, however, display symptoms, and differences connected to gender and age have been demonstrated. In this exploratory study, children's own reports of symptoms were used. The 41 recruited children, between 7...
- A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE ON THE IMPACT OF EXPOSURE TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH. Artz, Sibylle; Jackson, Margaret A.; Rossiter, Katherine R.; Nijdam-Jones, Alicia; Géczy, István; Porteous, Sheila // International Journal of Child, Youth & Family Studies;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p493
Children living in homes where intimate partner violence occurs are often exposed to such violence through witnessing, seeing its effects, hearing about it, or otherwise being made aware that violence is taking place between parents or caregivers. Exposure to intimate partner violence is...