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  • Unknown author (New York Division of Criminal Justice Services, 2018)
    This report is published pursuant to state Executive Law §838-a, which requires statistical reporting and testing related to sexual offense evidence kits. The law designates the state Division of Criminal Justice Services ...
  • Hensman Kettrey, Heather; Marx, Robert; Tanner-Smith, Emily (Campbell Systematic Review, 2019)
    This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of bystander programs on knowledge and attitudes concerning sexual assault and bystander intervention, bystander intervention when witnessing sexual assault or its warning ...
  • Delong, Caitlin; Reichert, Jessica (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), 2019)
    The relationship between victimization and offending, also referred to as the victim-offender overlap, is widely documented. While crime victims do not always become offenders, most offenders have been victims. The ...
  • Davis, Robert; Johnson, Kalani (National Police Foundation, 2019)
    Using a true experimental design, the study we conducted examined the quality of information provided to the police by victims and witnesses under three conditions: (1) officer does not have a body camera, (b) officer with ...
  • Roe-Sepowitz, Dominique; Bracy, Kristen; Lul, Bandak (Arizona State University, 2018)
    Introduction: It is difficult to estimate the global scale of labor trafficking due to the hidden nature of this egregious crime....This study used a systematic search method to determine the arrests for labor trafficking ...
  • Unknown author (National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), 2019)
    Sexual Violence and OpioidsAnnotated BibliographyThis annotated bibliography includes research articles documenting studies on the relationship between opioid abuse and sexual victimization. The annotated bibliography ...
  • Yahner, Jennifer (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2019)
    This Center for Victim Research (CVR) publication provides an introduction to process evaluation, a part of program evaluation. The document defines process evaluation, describes the steps involved, and discusses how to ...
  • McCallum, Leanne; Powenski, Haile; Robinson, Jill; Shipley, Katherine (Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force, 2019)
    This housing project had three primary goals: to collect baseline data on housing for trafficking survivors in Louisiana, to create a housing resource guide, and to produce a housing report. To keep the scope manageable, ...
  • Clifford, Georgina; Meiser-Stedman, Richard; Johnson, Rebecca; Hitchcock, Caitlin; Dalgleish, Tim (European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 2018)
    Individuals who experience repeated interpersonal trauma exposure often present with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with more complex features. There is currently no consensus regarding whether current evidence-based ...
  • Tyler, Tom; Fagan, Jeffrey (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2008)
    Past research indicates that legitimacy encourages compliance with the law. This study extends consideration of the influence of legitimacy by exploring its impact on cooperation with the police and with neighbors to combat ...
  • Dyb, Grete; Jensen, Tine; Nygaard, Egil; Ekeberg, Øivind; Diseths, Trond; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Thoresen, Siri (British Journal of Psychiatry, 2014)
    Background: Although youths in many countries have been exposed to terrorism, few studies have examined early risk and protective factors for the subsequent development of mental health problems. Aims: To investigate the ...
  • Bowers, Mallory; Yehuda, Rachel (Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews, 2016)
    The hypothesis that offspring are affected by parental trauma or stress exposure, first noted anecdotally, is now supported empirically by data from Holocaust survivor offspring cohorts and other populations. These findings ...
  • Basile, Kathleen; Breiding, Matthew; Smith, Sharon (American Journal of Public Health, 2016)
    Objectives: To examine the relative prevalence of recent (past 12 months) penetrative and non-penetrative sexual violence comparing men and women with and without a disability. Methods: Data are from the 2010 National ...
  • Osorio-Cuellar, Gisel Viviana; Pacichana-Quinayáz, Sara Gabriela; Bonilla-Escobar, Francisco Javier; Fandiño-Losada, Andrés; Gutiérrez-Martinez, Maria Isabel (Ciencia & Saude Coletiva, 2017)
    Given the context and the number of armed conflict victims in the Colombian Pacific coast and their difficulties to access psycho-social care, Narrative Community-based Group Therapy appears as a viable mental health ...
  • Calvert, R.; Kellett, S.; Hagan, T. (British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2015)
    The effectiveness of Cognitive Analytic Therapy delivered in groups has been under researched considering the popularity of the approach. This study sought to investigate the effectiveness of 24-sessions of group Cognitive ...
  • Hjelen Stige, Signe; Rosenvinge, Jan; Traeen, Bente (Psychotherapy Research, 2013)
    The present study explores how trauma clients experience participation in an inclusive stabilization group approach. Upon completion of treatment, all 31 clients from six stabilization groups for women were invited to ...
  • Menjívar, Cecilia; Drysdale Walsh, Shannon (Latin American Research Review, 2017)
    Increasing exclusion and inequality in Honduras have posed escalating security risks for women in their homes and on the streets. In this article, we examine gender-based violence against women, including gender-motivated ...
  • Unknown author (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2018)
    The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) found that the number of persons age 12 or older who had been victims of violent crime during the prior six months increased from 2.7 million in 2015 to 2.9 million in 2016 ...
  • Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne; Eisenberg, Marla (Journal of Adolescent Health, 2013)
    The purpose of this survey was to allow for assessing the relationship between multiple types of harassment and health-related outcomes. These survey items were developed for the EAT 2010 survey of secondary school students ...
  • Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne (International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 2002)
    This survey was developed to allow for assessing the relationship between weight-based teasing and health-related outcomes. These survey questions were developed for the Project EAT survey based upon measures developed ...

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