Summary: Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)
Publications314 found, 100 shown here
- Intimate partner violence within a cohort of Pacific mothers living in New ZealandJanis Paterson
Auckland University of Technology, Aukland, New Zealand
J Interpers Violence 22:698-721. 2007..Factors significantly associated with perpetration are ethnicity, cultural alignment, maternal birthplace and alcohol consumption since the birth of the child...
- Risk factors for intimate partner violence against women in St. Petersburg, RussiaAndrew Stickley
Stockholm Center on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST
Violence Against Women 14:483-95. 2008..The importance of crisis centers in Russia is highlighted by the study, as the women who turn to them are likely to have experienced more severe forms of violence...
- Spousal violence against women and suicidal ideation in BangladeshRuchira Tabassum Naved
Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit, Public Health Sciences Division, ICDDR, B, Mohakhali, Bangladesh
Womens Health Issues 18:442-52. 2008..This paper explores suicidal ideation among reproductive-aged, ever-married women in Bangladesh and its association with physical, sexual, and emotional violence by their husband...
- Health consequences of intimate partner violenceJacquelyn C Campbell
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
Lancet 359:1331-6. 2002..I recommend increased assessment and interventions for intimate partner violence in health-care settings...
- Gender-based violence, relationship power, and risk of HIV infection in women attending antenatal clinics in South AfricaKristin L Dunkle
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Lancet 363:1415-21. 2004..No study on women has yet assessed gender-based violence as a risk factor for HIV after adjustment for women's own high-risk behaviours, although these are known to be associated with experience of violence...
- Violence against women: global scope and magnitudeCharlotte Watts
Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Lancet 359:1232-7. 2002..Because of the sensitivity of the subject, violence is almost universally under-reported. Nevertheless, the prevalence of such violence suggests that globally, millions of women are experiencing violence or living with its consequences...
- Women's status and domestic violence in rural Bangladesh: individual- and community-level effectsMichael A Koenig
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Demography 40:269-88. 2003....
- Intimate partner violence and physical health consequencesJacquelyn Campbell
School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, 525 N Wolfe St, Room 436, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
Arch Intern Med 162:1157-63. 2002..Domestic violence results in long-term and immediate health problems. This study compared selected physical health problems of abused and never abused women with similar access to health care...
- Women exposed to intimate partner violence: expectations and experiences when they encounter health care professionals: a meta-analysis of qualitative studiesGene S Feder
Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, London South Bank University, London, England
Arch Intern Med 166:22-37. 2006..women with histories of intimate partner violence perceive the responses of health care professionals? and (2) How do women with histories of intimate partner violence want their health care providers to respond to disclosures of abuse?..
- Risk factors for domestic violence: findings from a South African cross-sectional studyRachel Jewkes
Gender and Health Group, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
Soc Sci Med 55:1603-17. 2002..We conclude by discussing implications for developing theory on causal factors in domestic violence...
- Screening for intimate partner violence by health care providers. Barriers and interventionsJ Waalen
General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of California, San Diego San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
Am J Prev Med 19:230-7. 2000..In this article, we present a review of studies focusing on provider-specific barriers to screening for IPV and interventions designed to increase IPV screening in clinical settings...
- Socioeconomic factors and processes associated with domestic violence in rural BangladeshLisa M Bates
Empowerment of Women Research Program, Center for Applied Behavioral and Evaluation Research, Academy for Educational Development, Boston, MA, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:190-9. 2004..Although the pervasiveness of domestic violence against women in Bangladesh is well documented, specific risk factors, particularly those that can be affected by policies and programs, are not well understood...
- The association between violence victimisation and common symptoms in Swedish womenG Krantz
Nordic School of Public Health, Box 121 33, S 402 42 Göteborg, Sweden
J Epidemiol Community Health 54:815-21. 2000..To investigate the association between violence and abuse suffered by women during childhood or adult life, and the manifestation of a high level of common physical and mental symptoms...
- The attenuating effect of empowerment on IPV-related PTSD symptoms in battered women living in domestic violence sheltersSara Perez
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, OH, USA
Violence Against Women 18:102-17. 2012..The importance of fostering empowerment and addressing PTSD in addition to provision of resources in battered women is discussed.
- Reproductive health and domestic violence: are the poorest women uniquely disadvantaged?Sunita Kishor
ORC Macro, USA
Demography 43:293-307. 2006..In particular, for all three reproductive health outcomes we consider the negative association with having experienced violence cuts across all women, poor and wealthy...
- Factors affecting nurses' attitudes towards the screening and care of battered women in Dublin A&E departments: a literature reviewM A Corbally
Europ Assistance Ireland, 153 Woodlands, Trim Road, Navan Co. Meath, Republic of Ireland
Accid Emerg Nurs 9:27-37. 2001..b>Battered women frequently present with injuries both visible and non-visible...
- Intimate partner violence and the health care response: a postmodern critiqueMarion Tower
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
Health Care Women Int 28:438-52. 2007..To date, strategies to improve the health care response have been limited in effectiveness as structural constraints of the health service and models of practice employed have not been addressed...
- Intimate partner violence and long-term psychosocial functioning in a national sample of American womenCaron Zlotnick
Department of Psychiatry nad Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine Hospital, USA
J Interpers Violence 21:262-75. 2006..Also, nearly half of the women in an abusive relationship left the relationship within the period. Leaving the abusive relationship was associated with lower individual income and more social support at wave 1...
- Physical health consequences of intimate partner violence in Spanish womenIsabel Ruiz-Perez
Public Health Research Area, Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain
Eur J Public Health 17:437-43. 2007..The objectives of this study are to analyse the association between the different types of IPV and women's physical health, and to examine whether this association varies depending on the intensity, duration and timing of the violence...
- Is intimate partner violence associated with unintended pregnancy? A review of the literatureChristina C Pallitto
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Trauma Violence Abuse 6:217-35. 2005..Therefore, further investigation is warranted to explore the nature of the association as well as the mechanisms through which these phenomena operate in the United States and in developing countries...
- Intimate partner violence against women, health effects and health care seeking in rural VietnamNguyen Dang Vung
Department of Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
Eur J Public Health 19:178-82. 2009..The study was conducted within the framework of the demographic surveillance site in Bavi District, Ha Tay Province in northern Vietnam...
- Community level effects of gender inequality on intimate partner violence and unintended pregnancy in Colombia: testing the feminist perspectiveChristina C Pallitto
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:2205-16. 2005..These findings demonstrate the need for reproductive health programs to target areas at particularly high risk for unintended pregnancy by reducing intimate partner violence and gender inequality...
- Who's at risk? Factors associated with intimate partner violence in the PhilippinesMichelle J Hindin
Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 650 N Wolfe Street, E4139, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Soc Sci Med 55:1385-99. 2002..Only 6% of women reported IPV when all household decisions were made jointly compared to 25% when no decisions were made jointly...
- Cognitive trauma therapy for battered women with PTSD (CTT-BW)Edward S Kubany
Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Honolulu, HI, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 72:3-18. 2004This article describes a second treatment-outcome study of cognitive trauma therapy for battered women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD; CTT-BW)...
- Correlates of intimate partner violence among female patients at a North Carolina emergency departmentMelissa Roche
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
N C Med J 68:89-94. 2007..This paper identifies comorbid factors among female emergency department (ED) patients who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV)...
- Conflict and control: gender symmetry and asymmetry in domestic violenceMichael P Johnson
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
Violence Against Women 12:1003-18. 2006..An argument is made that if we want to understand partner violence, intervene effectively in individual cases, or make useful policy recommendations, we must make these distinctions in our research...
- Differing effects of partner and nonpartner sexual assault on women's mental healthJeff R Temple
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Violence Against Women 13:285-97. 2007..These findings suggest that the victim-offender relationship is important when considering the impact of sexual assault. Specifically, sexual assault perpetrated by an intimate partner may be especially traumatic...
- Intimate partner violence attitudes and experience among women and men in UgandaIlene S Speizer
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 206 W Franklin St, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
J Interpers Violence 25:1224-41. 2010..Community-based prevention programs targeting men and women are needed in Uganda and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa where gender norms that justify IPV prevail...
- Cognitive behavioral treatment of PTSD in residents of battered women's shelters: results of a randomized clinical trialDawn M Johnson
Department of Psychology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 4301, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 79:542-51. 2011..This study was designed to explore the acceptability, feasibility, and initial efficacy of a new shelter-based treatment for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV; i.e., Helping to Overcome PTSD through Empowerment [HOPE])...
- Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based studyHeidi Stöckl
Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:12. 2012....
- Choice and empowerment for battered women who stay: toward a constructivist modelE Peled
Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Soc Work 45:9-25. 2000This article examines the individual and social construction of empowerment for battered women who choose to stay with their abusers through a critical examination of the images of battered women who stay, constructed in the professional ..
- Measuring the impact of intimate partner violence on the health of women in Victoria, AustraliaT Vos
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
Bull World Health Organ 84:739-44. 2006..Using burden of disease methodology, estimate the health risks of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women in Victoria, Australia...
- Health care interventions for intimate partner violence: what women wantJudy C Chang
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Womens Health Issues 15:21-30. 2005..We sought to determine what women want from health care interventions for intimate partner violence (IPV) and understand why they found certain interventions useful or not useful...
- The NorVold Abuse Questionnaire (NorAQ): validation of new measures of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, and abuse in the health care system among womenI M Katarina Swahnberg
Division of Women s Health, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Eur J Public Health 13:361-6. 2003..Our aim was to validate the 13 questions concerning the experiences of abuse among women in the NorVold Abuse Questionnaire against an interview and two validated questionnaires...
- Domestic violence and symptoms of gynecologic morbidity among women in North IndiaRob Stephenson
Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:201-8. 2006....
- Experiences of intimate partner violence and related injuries among women in Yokohama, JapanMieko Yoshihama
School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1106, USA
Am J Public Health 97:232-4. 2007..In addition to the need for increased prevention efforts, our findings indicate the need for an expanded legal definition of intimate partner violence in Japan given that the current definition excludes premarital violence...
- Ascertainment of intimate partner violence using two abuse measurement frameworksA E Bonomi
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Inj Prev 12:121-4. 2006..To estimate prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) according to two abuse ascertainment tools, and agreement between the tools...
- Fear of an intimate partner and women's health in early pregnancy: findings from the Maternal Health StudyStephanie J Brown
Healthy Mothers Healthy Families Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Birth 35:293-302. 2008..The objective of this study was to examine associations between fear of an intimate partner and maternal physical and psychological morbidity in early pregnancy...
- Application of the Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST) and WAST-short in the family practice settingJ B Brown
Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
J Fam Pract 49:896-903. 2000....
- Increased risk of HIV in women experiencing physical partner violence in Nairobi, KenyaKaroline Fonck
International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185 P3, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
AIDS Behav 9:335-9. 2005..Multi-sector approaches are needed to change prevailing attitudes towards violence against women...
- Intimate partner violence and HIV infection among married Indian womenJay G Silverman
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 300:703-10. 2008..Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been described as being associated with heterosexual transmission of HIV to women in India and elsewhere...
- Reducing violence using community-based advocacy for women with abusive partnersC M Sullivan
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1117, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 67:43-53. 1999An intensive community-based advocacy intervention was designed and evaluated by randomly assigning 278 battered women to an experimental or control condition. Participants were interviewed 6 times over a period of 2 years...
- Intimate partner violence against women in western Ethiopia: prevalence, patterns, and associated factorsSileshi G Abeya
Department of Reproductive Health, Population and Nutrition, School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, P O Box 9086 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
BMC Public Health 11:913. 2011..Globally it is the most pervasive yet underestimated human rights violation. This study was aimed at investigating the prevalence, patterns and associated factors of intimate partner violence against women in Western Ethiopia...
- Maternal experiences of intimate partner violence and child morbidity in Bangladesh: evidence from a national Bangladeshi sampleJay G Silverman
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:700-5. 2009..To provide an estimate of the risk of recent acute respiratory tract infection (ARI) and diarrhea among children 5 years and younger based on recent violence against their mothers...
- Talking matters: abused women's views on disclosure of partner abuse to the family doctor and its role in handling the abuse situationSylvie Lo Fo Wong
Department of Family Medicine, Women s Studies Medical Sciences, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 70:386-94. 2008..We aimed to explore what women valued most in disclosing partner abuse to their doctor and whether disclosure played a role in handling their abuse situation...
- Midwives' experiences of routine antenatal questioning relating to men's violence against womenKristina Stenson
National Center for Battered and Raped Women, Department of Women s and Children s Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Midwifery 21:311-21. 2005..to describe and use the experience gained by antenatal-care midwives who routinely questioned pregnant women about personally experienced violence...
- Battered women's coping strategies and psychological distress: differences by immigration statusMieko Yoshihama
University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor 48109 1106, USA
Am J Community Psychol 30:429-52. 2002People are rarely passive, and battered women are no exception. This study investigated the types of coping strategies women of Japanese descent (both Japan-born and U.S...
- TANF workers' responses to battered women and the impact of brief worker training: what survivors reportDaniel G Saunders
University of Michigan
Violence Against Women 11:227-54. 2005b>Battered women (n = 159) report on their experiences with their Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) case workers. Workers most often ask about physical harm, feelings of fear, and police involvement...
- Primary prevention of intimate partner violence for women's health: a response to PlichtaAnn L Coker
University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, USA
J Interpers Violence 19:1324-34. 2004
- Depressive and posttraumatic symptoms among women seeking protection orders against intimate partners: relations to coping strategies and perceived responses to abuse disclosureSharon M Flicker
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, MN, USA
Violence Against Women 18:420-36. 2012..Findings suggest that mental health providers may find it useful to address these negative styles of coping while public education campaigns should target victim blaming...
- What happens when health care providers ask about intimate partner violence? A description of consequences from the perspectives of female survivorsJudy C Chang
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Am Med Womens Assoc 58:76-81. 2003..To describe positive and negative consequences of health care screening for intimate partner violence from the perspectives of female survivors...
- Demographic risk factors in domestic violence among pregnant women in Uyo, a community in the Niger Delta region, NigeriaFestus Abasiubong
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Health Care Women Int 31:891-901. 2010..There is therefore the need to evaluate the magnitude, as well as the risk factors for violence and the sociodemographic characteristics of the women, for purposes of prevention...
- The training needs of Turkish emergency department personnel regarding intimate partner violenceH Asli Davas Aksan
Department of Public Health, Ege University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey
BMC Public Health 7:350. 2007..The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the emergency department (ED) staff regarding intimate partner violence (IPV) at a large university hospital in Turkey...
- Abuse experiences, perceptions, and associated decisions during the childbearing cycleKristin F Lutz
Oregon Health and Science University, USA
West J Nurs Res 27:802-24; discussion 825-30. 2005..Leaving an abusive relationship was not considered unless the partner ended the relationship first or the woman perceived an increased risk of danger. Postpartum up to 2 years after birth was a critical transitional time for women...
- We've had training, now what? Qualitative analysis of barriers to domestic violence screening and referral in a health care settingDebbie Minsky-Kelly
All Saint s Healthcare, Inc, USA
J Interpers Violence 20:1288-309. 2005..Limitations of this study and future research recommendations are also discussed...
- The impact of gender role ideology, male expectancies, and acculturation on wife abuseJuanita M Firestone
Department of Sociology, University of Texas at San Antonio, 6900 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Int J Law Psychiatry 26:549-64. 2003
- An integrative review of separation in the context of victimization: consequences and implications for womenRobert Walker
Department of Psychiatry and the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40504 2645, USA
Trauma Violence Abuse 5:143-93. 2004....
- Leave or stay? Battered women's decision after intimate partner violenceJinseok Kim
The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Interpers Violence 23:1465-82. 2008b>Battered women's reasons for staying with or leaving their male partners are varied and complex...
- Brain injury in battered womenEve M Valera
Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 71:797-804. 2003The goals of the present study were to examine (a) whether battered women in a sample of both shelter and nonshelter women are sustaining brain injuries from their partners and (b) if so, whether such brain injuries are associated with ..
- Head injury and battered women: an initial inquiryK Monahan
School of Social Welfare, Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook 11794 8231, USA
Health Soc Work 24:269-78. 1999..Severe injuries requiring emergency medical treatment of battered women have been noted, yet the prevalence of head injuries and the negative consequences emanating from such ..
- Moving beyond disclosure: women's perspectives on barriers and motivators to seeking assistance for intimate partner violenceRuth Petersen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
Women Health 40:63-76. 2004..This study documents the difficulties that women face accessing or using services related to IPV. We need to address perceived barriers and better use the opportunity when women experience motivation to seek help and access services...
- South Asian victims of intimate partner violence more likely than non-victims to report sexual health concernsAnita Raj
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Immigr Health 7:85-91. 2005..Study findings demonstrate the need for increased gynecologic health outreach to abused South Asian women in the U.S...
- Asking about intimate partner violence: advice from female survivors to health care providersJudy C Chang
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Patient Educ Couns 59:141-7. 2005..They emphasized that a provider's asking about IPV is an opportunity to raise patient awareness of IPV, communicate compassion and provide information and not merely a screening test to diagnose a pathologic condition...
- [Gender based violence: knowledge and attitudes of health care providers in Nicaragua]Rosibel de Los Angeles Rodríguez-Bolaños
Centro de Investigación en Sistemas de Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Salud Publica Mex 47:134-44. 2005....
- Establishing a one-stop crisis center for women suffering violence in Khonkaen hospital, ThailandS Grisurapong
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Puthamonthon, Nakhonpathom, Thailand
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 78:S27-38. 2002..It will be compared with another provincial hospital where no intervention has taken place...
- Factors that influence battered women to leave their abusive relationshipsJennifer K Koepsell
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Violence Vict 21:131-47. 2006..Seeking but not receiving external support was negatively associated with leave taking...
- Risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships: results from a multisite case control studyJacquelyn C Campbell
School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1089-97. 2003..This 11-city study sought to identify risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships...
- Intimate partner violence and health: a critique of Canadian prevalence studiesJocalyn P Clark
Department of Public Health Sciences and the Institute for Women s Studies and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Can J Public Health 94:52-8. 2003..This study synthesizes Canadian studies on the prevalence of IPV against women, focusing in particular on the stated implications for women's health and health care...
- Sleep patterns of sheltered battered womenJ C Humphreys
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Image J Nurs Sch 31:139-43. 1999To describe sheltered battered women's sleep patterns and resulting daytime fatigue. The model for symptom management framed this study to describe one component of the model--symptom experience...
- An evaluation of a system-change training model to improve emergency department response to battered womenJ C Campbell
Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
Acad Emerg Med 8:131-8. 2001....
- Abuse characteristics and coping resources as predictors of problem-focused coping strategies among battered womenChiara Sabina
University of New Hampshire, USA
Violence Against Women 14:437-56. 2008..e., amount of help seeking, pursuing an order of protection, and staying away from the abuser) among battered women. Predictor variables are categorized as abuse characteristics and three types of coping resources (i.e...
- The relative contribution of abuse severity and PTSD severity on the psychiatric and social morbidity of battered women in sheltersDawn M Johnson
Summa Kent State Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Akron, OH 44310, USA
Behav Ther 39:232-41. 2008..The most common psychiatric difficulty in battered women is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); however, no research to date has investigated the relative impact of ..
- The effects of group intervention for battered women in KoreaS Kim
Research Institute for Home Health Care and the Nursing Policy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 15:257-64. 2001This study developed a group intervention model appropriate for battered women in Korea and tested its effectiveness...
- Emergency nurses' experience with violence: does it affect nursing care of battered women?Margaret Rivero Early
Oakland University, Rochester, Mich, USA
J Emerg Nurs 28:199-204. 2002To determine what effect nurses' experience of interpersonal violence had on proposed nursing care of battered women ED patients.
- Social indicators and physical abuse of women by intimate partners: a study of women in ZambiaLeah Okenwa
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Violence Vict 25:278-88. 2010..Tolerant attitude toward IPPA and illiteracy were independent risk factors for IPPA. Educational interventions are recommended to prevent IPPA in Zambia...
- Reducing conduct problems among children of battered womenE N Jouriles
Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Texas 77204, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 69:774-85. 2001..study was an experimental evaluation of an intervention designed to reduce conduct problems among children of battered women. Participants were 36 families (mothers and children) in which the mother had sought shelter because of ..
- Alcohol and intimate partner violence: do we have enough information to act?D Gil-González
Preventive Medicine and Public Health Area, Department of Community Nursing, Preventive Medicine and Public Health and History of Science, University of Alicante, Spain
Eur J Public Health 16:279-85. 2006..The aim of this study is to assess the magnitude of the association between male alcohol consumption and intimate partner violence against women and the quality of the evidence of published papers exploring this relationship empirically...
- Intimate partner violence and miscarriage: examination of the role of physical and psychological abuse and posttraumatic stress disorderLeslie A Morland
National Center for PTSD, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
J Interpers Violence 23:652-69. 2008..Prospective studies can confirm findings and determine underlying mechanisms. Routine screening for traumatic stress and PTSD may reduce rates of miscarriage...
- Beyond bruises and broken bones: the joint effects of stress and injuries on battered women's healthCheryl A Sutherland
Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1117, USA
Am J Community Psychol 30:609-36. 2002..Furthermore, abuse was a stronger predictor of women's stress than was poverty. Implication and future research are discussed...
- Physical violence against U.S. women around the time of pregnancy, 2004-2007Susan Y Chu
Division of Reproductive Health, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Prev Med 38:317-22. 2010..Previous research shows that the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) around the time of pregnancy varies from 4% to 9%, but no studies have distinguished between abuse rates by former versus current partners...
- Prevalence of domestic violence among antenatal women attending a Nigerian hospitalA N I Gyuse
Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar
Niger J Med 18:375-9. 2009..The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of domestic violence in pregnant women attending the antenatal clinic of a local Nigerian mission hospital in Jos, Plateau state...
- Multistate analysis of factors associated with intimate partner violenceJoshua R Vest
Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:156-64. 2002....
- Intimate partner violence in China: national prevalence, risk factors and associated health problemsWilliam L Parish
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:174-81. 2004..Intimate partner violence has been studied in many developed and developing countries. China remains one of the few large societies for which the prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence are unknown...
- Inside "Pandora's box": abused women's experiences with clinicians and health servicesJ McCauley
Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Gen Intern Med 13:549-55. 1998..Many of the barriers to disclosure of abuse could be overcome by a physician's knowledge of the link between abuse and medical illness, an understanding of the women's emotions about abuse, and her treatment preferences...
- Intimate partner violence and physical health consequences: policy and practice implicationsStacey B Plichta
College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, USA
J Interpers Violence 19:1296-323. 2004..A common definition of IPV is still not used. Finally, with some notable exceptions, there has been little success in moving the health care system to routinely screen women for IPV...
- Abused women disclose partner interference with health care: an unrecognized form of batteringLaura A McCloskey
Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute, Wayne State University, 71 East Ferry Street, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:1067-72. 2007..There are no systematic investigations of the prevalence of or circumstances surrounding partner interference with health care and intimate partner violence (IPV)...
- Candies in hell: women's experiences of violence in NicaraguaM Ellsberg
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 51:1595-610. 2000..In-depth interviews with formerly battered women were performed and narratives from these interviews were analysed and compared with the survey data...
- Public health. Violence against womenClaudia Garcia-Moreno
Department of Gender, Women and Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Science 310:1282-3. 2005
- Alcohol use, intimate partner violence, sexual coercion and HIV among women aged 15-24 in Rakai, UgandaIryna B Zablotska
National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
AIDS Behav 13:225-33. 2009..79, 95% CI: 1.25-2.56). Alcohol use before sex was associated with physical violence and sexual coercion, and both are jointly associated with HIV infection risk in young women...
- Physical spousal violence against women in India: some risk factorsL Jeyaseelan
Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
J Biosoc Sci 39:657-70. 2007..The findings provide compelling evidence of the potential risk factors for spousal physical violence, which in turn could help in planning interventions...
- Resilience in sheltered battered womenJanice Humphreys
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco, Box 0606, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:137-52. 2003While many battered women report physical and psychological distress, others are able to respond to adverse sequelae with less severe outcomes...
- A knowledge, attitudes, and practice survey among obstetrician-gynaecologists on intimate partner violence in Flanders, BelgiumKristien Roelens
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
BMC Public Health 6:238. 2006..We therefore attempted to identify potential barriers to IPV screening in a context where no guidelines have been instigated yet...
- Collecting reliable information about violence against women safely in household interviews: experience from a large-scale national survey in South AsiaNeil Andersson
Violence Against Women 15:482-96. 2009..Among women who disclosed physical violence, only one third had previously told anyone. Surveys of violence against women in Pakistan not using methods to minimize underreporting could seriously underestimate prevalence...
- Delayed entry into prenatal care: effect of physical violenceP M Dietz
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Obstet Gynecol 90:221-4. 1997..To assess whether women who experienced physical violence by their partner during the 12 months before delivery were more likely to delay entry into prenatal care than were women who had not experienced physical violence...
- Smoking patterns, symptoms of PTSD and depression: preliminary findings from a sample of severely battered womenTerri L Weaver
Department of Psychology, Saint Louis University, 221 North Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63103, USA
Addict Behav 28:1665-79. 2003..Implications for these preliminary findings were discussed and directions for future research were detailed...
- Assessing intimate partner violence in health care settings leads to women's receipt of interventions and improved healthLaura A McCloskey
School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Public Health Rep 121:435-44. 2006..This study investigated whether disclosure of violence to health care providers and the receipt of interventions relate to women's exit from an abusive relationship and to their improved health...
- Screening for abuse during pregnancy: implementing a multisite programLoretta P Higgins
Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:109-14. 2005..This article also describes the lessons we learned in attempting to implement such a large scale change in clinical practice...
- Ethical and safety considerations when obtaining information from or about battered women for research purposesCris M Sullivan
Michigan State University, USA
J Interpers Violence 19:603-18. 2004..supporting, and prohibiting intimate violence against women, we must often gather information directly from battered women themselves. Such data collection, however, is not without its risks to the women involved in such studies...
- Physical violence by husbands: magnitude, disclosure and help-seeking behavior of women in BangladeshRuchira Tabassum Naved
ICDDR, B Center for Health and Population Research, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Soc Sci Med 62:2917-29. 2006..The findings show that although providing appropriate services is absolutely necessary, it is also important to foster the use of such services and to help women overcome the barriers for accessing these services...
- Violence against women in Turkey and the role of women physiciansNuket Ornek Buken
Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Deontoloji Tip Etigi, Ankara, Turkiye
Nurs Ethics 13:197-205. 2006..The Commission is pivotal in the education of women physicians and in heightening awareness of the situation. An outline is given of this work and recommendations are made on how violence against women can be tackled and eliminated...
- Cross-cultural factors in disclosure of intimate partner violence: an integrated reviewNora Montalvo-Liendo
University of Texas, Brownsville, TX, USA
J Adv Nurs 65:20-34. 2009..This paper is a report of an integrated review to identify cross-cultural factors that have an impact on women's disclosure of intimate partner violence, specifically related to Mexican-American women...
- CHILDREN OF BATTERED WOMEN--RISKS AND RESILIENCYCRIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..In addition to the central hypotheses about the intervention, we will examine the impact on children's outcomes of several variales thought to moderate children's adjustment and resilience over time. ..
- Impact of Indirect Exposure to Terrorist AttacksMary Ann Dutton; Fiscal Year: 2003..the effects of varying levels of indirect media exposure to the terrorists attacks on the well-being of 405 battered women who are involved in an ongoing panel study...
- Integrative Service for Substance Abusing Battered WomenWILLIAM DOWNS; Fiscal Year: 2004..There will be two sets of specific aims, one for substance abuse treatment programs and one for shelters for battered women. In substance abuse treatment programs, the aims include to: 1) examine the extent to which substance abuse ..
- Community Partnered Response to Intimate ViolenceNancy Glass; Fiscal Year: 2007..to gain information on effective intervention strategies from the perspectives of all those involved: battered women, employees, employers and IPV perpetrators...
- Treatment of PTSD in Residents of Battered Women's SheltersDawn M Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2013..However, PTSD symptoms can compromise battered women's ability to access and effectively use these vital personal and social resources, effectively ..
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Abuse, and Physical HealthCasey T Taft; Fiscal Year: 2010..The effects of PTSD on physical health has also received little attention among samples of battered women. The overarching goal of the research plan is to better understand the roles of trauma and PTSD symptoms with ..
- BARRIERS TO PHYSICIAN RECOGNITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEBarbara Gerbert; Fiscal Year: 1999..Physicians could help battered women tremendously if they screened to uncover patient victimization, validated victims' experience, documented the ..
- Nursing Inquiry: Stress & Immune Response with BatteringSTEPHANIE WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2003..by applicant) Research with clinical- and population-based samples has shown that at least 60 percent of battered women experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- WOMEN'S RESPONSES TO BATTERINGJacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1991..of the first sample to identify and compare emotional, physical, and behavioral responses over time between battered women and an appropriate comparison group, women not battered but also having problems in an intimate relationship ..
- Domestic Violence: An Emotion Coaching Parenting InterventionLYNN KATZ; Fiscal Year: 2009..is to translate these basic behavioral findings on risk and resiliency into a parenting intervention for battered women. This is consistent with the goals of NIH PA-04-075, Mental Health Consequences of Violence and Trauma, that ..
- COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN PTSD--FOCUS ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCEPatricia Resick; Fiscal Year: 1999..a differential pattern found with high level dissociators among rape victims is replicated within a sample of battered women; 3) To study physiological reactivity and psychoendocrine alterations in battered women with PTSD, depression, ..
- Treatment of PTSD in Recently Battered Women Living in SheltersDawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2009..Shelters provide an integral resource for battered women in that they provide emergency shelter, support, and access to community resources that can aid in their ..
- A First-Line Community-Based Mindfulness Trauma InterventionMary Ann Dutton; Fiscal Year: 2009..PTSD is a particularly prevalent outcome of IPV, with some studies reporting more than three- quarters of battered women meeting diagnostic criteria (e.g., Jones, 2001;Kemp, et al. 1995)...
- IMPACT OF INTIMATE ASSAULT ARREST ON BATTERED WOMENS SAFETY AND SERVICE NEEDSMELISSA DICHTER; Fiscal Year: 2007..The goals of this [unreadable] study are to detect the service needs and risk of re-victimization among battered women, based [unreadable] on IPV arrest experiences (whether or not she was arrested, whether or not her partner was ..
- INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF AGGRESSIONLAURA MCCLOSKEY; Fiscal Year: 1999..Our proposed study is the first prospective study of children of battered women, and the first to include dating violence among other forms of aggression in adolescents at risk' Our study is ..
- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTIONJacqueline Dienemann; Fiscal Year: 1999..To better diagnose and treat battered women (survivors) clinicians need an effective clinical pathway that recognizes the chronic nature of DV and the ..
- THE COST AND BENEFITS OF INTERVENING: BATTERED WOMEN'S MLAURA MCCLOSKEY; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is anticipated that the finding swill offer new information on the cost effectiveness of a variety of hospital-based interventions, leading to specific recommendations. ..
- CHILDREN OF BATTERED WOMEN--REDUCING CONDUCT PROBLEMSERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2000..is to evaluate a multi-component intervention designed to reduce conduct problems exhibited by children of battered women. Participants will be 180 families (mothers and children) who have sought refuge at a shelter for battered ..
- Hispanic Battered Women's Experiences of Health CareUrsula Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2003..study is to improve health care providers? understanding, of the health care experiences of Hispanic battered women. The specific aim of the study is to identify aspects of health care interactions with primary care providers (..
- Telehealth Trauma Interventions for Low-SES Abused WomenMary Ann Dutton; Fiscal Year: 2007..PTSD is a particularly prevalent outcome of IPV, with some studies reporting more than 75% of battered women meeting diagnostic criteria (e.g., Kemp et al., 1995)...
- Spouse Aggression: Mental & Physical Health ConsequencesKatrina A Vickerman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Although mental and physical health consequences of intimate violence have been examined in battered women and clinical populations, less is known about community couples'experiences of aggression in long term ..
- Disparities at Work: Intimate Violence Survivors and Work-Related OutcomesNANETTE YRAGUI; Fiscal Year: 2006..Results will be interpreted in light of theory on social support,[unreadable] supervisor support and leader-member exchange. ..
- Treatment of Battered Women with PTSD in SheltersDawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007..programmatic line of research in the assessment and treatment of the traumatic effects of domestic violence on battered women and their children...
- ELDER ABUSE, ETHNICITY, AND HEALTHCARE SETTINGSMichael Rodriguez; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Social Reactions, PTSD & Drinking in Sex Assault VictimsSARAH ULLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant HealthJay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
- PTSD, Cortisol, Immune Function with Battering Over TimeSTEPHANIE WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2009..outcomes, including self-report physical health, diurnal adrenocortical hormones, and immune function in 156 battered women from shelters and the community over 24-months...
- A Daily Process Examination of Alcohol Use and PTSD in Female College StudentsDebra Kaysen; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cognitive Processes, PTSD, and Alcohol UseDebra Kaysen; Fiscal Year: 2006..Aim 4: Evaluate alcohol consumption, PTSD-specific alcohol expectancies, and PTSD severity 3 months post-trauma as predictors of alcohol use disorders 6 months post-trauma. ..
- Violence,PTSD Symptoms & Substance UseTAMI SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..Data collection will be cross-sectional. ..
- HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved CouplesLouisa Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008..Sharp from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Fals-Stewart from the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & PracticesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol and Women's Responses to AggressionMaria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2004..The role of several potential covariates: liking for man, assertiveness, alcohol expectancies, and previous aggression, also will be considered. ..
- Understand Disparities in Cervical Cancer SurvivalAnn Coker; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATIONMaria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2003..These findings will supplement the findings of the panel study with information on the proximal effects of alcohol consumption on perceptions and behaviors relevant to victimization. ..
- PARTNER ABUSE AND HIV IN WOMEN RECEIVING EMERGENCY CARENabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- HIV RISK AND PARTNER VIOLENCE--MEN ON METHADONENabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data from the proposed study will help inform assessment, treatment and referral protocols to reduce partner violence and HIV-risk behaviors among men and women in MMTPs. ..
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Homeless Women with PTSDSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RESIDENTIAL STATUS, DRUG USE, HEALTH AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMENSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PREVENTION FOR IMPOVERISHED YOUNG WOMEN IN SHELTERSSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment OutcomesJacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Preventing Alcohol-Related STD/HIV and AssaultMaria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- RCT OF STEPPING STONES BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION FOR HIVRachel Jewkes; Fiscal Year: 2005..It will also seek to understand what are the barriers to behavior change and what strategies are used by which people to circumnavigate these. ..
- ALCOHOL USE AND HIV RISK AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMENJoan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved womenNabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2005..The SWRD Program will be directed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and co-directed by Drs. Steven Schinke and Mary McKay, all CUSSW faculty with strong programs of federally funded research related to substance abuse and HIV. ..
- Influences of Women's Empowerment on Health Across Generations in BangladeshSIDNEY SCHULER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Women Physical Disability and Depression: Communities Responding Now!DENA MOHAMMAD HASSOUNEH; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Protective factors for sexual violence perpetrationMartie Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2008..g., transition from adolescence to young adulthood). Fifth, it examines if the model variables predict SV perpetration over time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Maternal PTSD and Interactive Behavior with ChildrenDaniel Schechter; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South AfricaSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Results of this research will therefore test a clinic-based HIV prevention intervention model that is urgently needed in South Africa. ..
- ED NASD Alcohol Education ProjectEdward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Characteristics of Persons At Risk for Trauma ExposureAmy Street; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Third International Conference on Urban HealthHortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..