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  • Soeken, K.L.; McFarlane, J.; Parker, B.; Lominack, M.C. (Sage Publications, 1992)
    Soeken, McFarlane, Parker, and Lominack developed the Abuse Assessment Screen (A.A.S.) in 1992 as a clinician-administered sexual and physical violence assessment tool for use in medical practice. A.A.S. includes five ...
  • Mosqueda, Laura; Burnight, Kerry; Gironda, Melanie; Moore, Alison; Robinson, Jehni; Olsen, Bonnie (2016)
    Elder mistreatment is experienced by 10% of older adults and is much more common among older adults with dementia. It is associated with increased rates of psychological distress, hospitalization and death and, in the US, ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2012)
    This research brief synthesizes research on the mistreatment of adults with a disability. It covers findings on prevalence and types of abuse and continuing needs for strengthening protection of those living in long term ...
  • Baladerian, Nora; Coleman, Thomas; Stream, Jim (Disability and Abuse Project, 2013)
    The 2012 Survey on Abuse of People with Disabilities is the first national survey of its kind -- one that focuses on incidents of, responses to, and attitudes about abuse or crime victimization of children and adults with ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2012)
    This research brief synthesizes research on the mistreatment of those living in long term care facilities or nursing homes, including both older adults and otherwise dependent adults. It covers findings on prevalence and ...
  • Curry, M.A.; Powers, L.E.; Oschwalk, M. (Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 2003)
    Curry, Powers, and Oschwalk developed the Abuse Screening Questions in 2003 to screen for abuse unique to women with disabilities, who are at increased risk for violence. The instrument includes eight items - five of which ...
  • Neale, Jo (Ingenta Connect, 2018)
    Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is recognised as a serious public health issue that detrimentally affects the lives of victims during, and after exiting, the relationship. For staff in overstretched criminal justice, ...
  • Ranney, Megan; Choo, Esther; Cunningham, Rebecca; Spirito, Anthony; Thorsen, Margaret; Mello, Michael; Morrow, Kathleen (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2014)
    Purpose To elucidate key elements surrounding acceptability/feasibility, language, and structure of a text message-based preventive intervention for high-risk adolescent females. Methods We recruited high-risk 13- to ...
  • Zarling, Amie; Berta, Meg (2017)
    Partner aggression is a major public health concern. Batterers’ intervention programs (BIPs) are commonly used as an alternative to incarceration for offenders who have been arrested for domestic assault. Historically, ...
  • Dank, Meredith; Yu, Lily; Yahner, Jennifer (Urban Institute, 2016)
    The study focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and youth questioning their sexual identity (LGBTQ); young men who have sex with men (YMSM); and young women who have sex with women (YWSW). All of the youth ...
  • Anglemyer, Andrew; Horvath, Tara; Rutherford, George (Annals of Internal Medicine, 2014)
    [This study finds that] access to firearms is associated with risk for completed suicide and being the victim of homicide…Firearms cause an estimated 31,000 deaths annually in the United States. Data from the 16-state ...
  • Zweig, Janine; Newmark, Lisa; Raja, Darakshan; Denver, Megan (Urban Institute, 2014)
    The Violence Against Women Act required that as a condition of eligibility for federal STOP (Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors) grant program—a major federal avenue for funding violence against women programs, services, ...
  • Sered, Danielle (Vera Institute of Justice, 2017)
    In the United States, violence and mass incarceration are deeply entwined, though evidence shows that both can decrease at the same time. A new vision is needed to meaningfully address violence and reduce the use of ...
  • DiGiovanni, Steve; Frances, Rebecca Hoffmann; Lawton, Angela; Brown, Rebecca; Wilkinson, Barrett; Murphy, Elizabeth; Ouellette, Stacey; Gerwin, Roslyn (Maine Medical Center, 2017)
    This toolkit includes a few infographics (on pages 4, 5, and 6) that summarize findings of the ACE study and specifics of the study on children in Maine. The statistics show that ACEs are common and that children who ...
  • Unknown author (Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, 2018)
    This infographic and FAQ define adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress and discuss options for reducing the effects of the trauma from these experiences. The publications describe types of ACEs like physical ...
  • Swanson, Shanley (University of Tromsø, 2012)
    Trauma affects children from all races, ethnicities, nationalities and socio-economic backgrounds. However, indigenous children may experience trauma differently than their majority population peers due to traumatic histories ...
  • Wick, Carol; Apple, Marlo; Rivers-Cochran, Julie Ann; Massey, Chelsea (Safe Housing Partnerships, 2014)
    The problem of homelessness in Florida has become a central focus for the state. Florida has the third highest number of homeless people in the nation and it also has one of the highest rates of domestic violence. Survivors ...
  • Unknown author (Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 2019)
    [Included] is a list of active shooter incidents that took place in the United States between 2000-2018. The methodology used in compiling this list is articulated in A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States ...
  • Labrum, Travis; Solomon, Phyllis (Violence and Gender, 2016)
    Persons with psychiatric disorders (PD) are at a modestly increased risk of committing violence. Only a very small portion of general and gun-related violence by persons with PD is committed against strangers. Instead, ...
  • Bass, D.M.; Anetzberger, G.J.; Ejaz, F.K.; Nagpaul, K. (Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2001)
    Bass, Anetzberger, Ejaz, and Nagpaul developed the Actual Abuse Tool in 2001 to assist service providers in detecting elder abuse and/or domestic violence among older American adults. This tool provides a list of the major ...