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  • Vishwanath, Arun (Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2015)
    There are a billion Facebook users worldwide with some individuals spending 8 hours each day on the platform. Limited research has, however, explored the consequences of such overuse. Even less research has examined the ...
  • Wong, Carolyn F.; Weiss, George; Ayala, George; Kipke, Michele D. (2010)
    We examined the relationship between social discrimination, violence, and illicit drug use among an ethnically diverse cohort of young men who have sex with men (YMSM) residing in Los Angeles. 526 YMSM (ages 18–24 years) ...
  • Oudekerk, Barbara (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2019)
    This conference presentation is part of a public briefing to examine hate crimes in Virginia. This presentation discusses national surveys and police statistics about hate crimes and types of hate crimes included. It ...
  • Unknown author (Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 2017)
    This brief summarizes the UCR 2016 Hate Crime statistics related to victims' age, race, ethnicity and characteristics of the crime (bias motivation, crime category). See also full data tables on FBI UCR website. (CVRL Abstract)
  • Masucci, Madeline; Langton, Lynn (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2013)
    Using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), this special report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics presents information on hate crime victimizations for the period 2003 through 2011. Review of the ...
  • Wilson, Meagan Meuchel (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2014)
    This report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics contains statistical tables on hate crime victimization for the period 2004 through 2012. Highlights of the findings include the following: no statistically significant ...
  • Masucci, Madeline; Langton, Lynn (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2017)
    The Hate Crime Statistics Act defines hate crimes as those “that manifest evidence of prejudice based on race, gender or gender identity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity." For the period 2004 to 2015, ...
  • Langton, Lynn; Planty, Michael (Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2011)
    This report presents data on the characteristics of hate crimes and hate crime victims using both the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) and the FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR) as sources. Results show that an ...
  • Unknown author (Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), 2018)
    Each of the NCVRW Crime and Victimization Fact Sheets provides a snapshot of current research and victimization statistics in the United States....A hate crime is a criminal offense that is motivated by personal prejudice ...
  • Mitchell-Brody, Maryse; Ritchie, Andrea (National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), 2010)
    This report documents hate-motivated violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in 2009 as reported to member organizations of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). ...
  • Unknown author (Anti-Violence Project, 2017)
    This fact sheet pulls out findings from the 2013 National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) report about their clients experiences of hate crime, including hate violence homicides, police violence,, and sexual ...
  • Finkelhor, David; Jones, Lisa (University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research Center, 2012)
    This bulletin summarizes statistics on trends for sexual and physical abuse, a decline in sexual abuse since the early 1990s is a conclusion supported by 3 independent sources of agency data and 4 separate large victim ...
  • Unknown author (Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 2018)
    For the past year, the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the PICO National Network have been working together to identify, evaluate, and advocate for the most effective solutions to urban gun violence. Healing Communities ...
  • Adams, Erica (Justice Policy Institute, 2010)
    This brief reviews research about the impact of experiencing or witnessing violence on children's brain development and their entry into criminal justice systems. The brief also discusses the lack of screening for trauma ...
  • Philpart, Marc; Grant, Sybil; Guzmán, Jesús; Thierry, Jordan (Policy Link, 2019)
    Intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a frightening reality in the lives of far too many Californians. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, about one in three California women will be ...
  • Unknown author (National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), 2012)
    This research brief analyzes research articles on the relationship between sexual violence, physical health, and mental health. The research articles below, published between 2001 and 2010, demonstrate that lifetime sexual ...
  • Unknown author (National Academies Press, 2011)
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals experience unique health disparities. Although the acronym LGBT is used as an umbrella term, and the health needs of this community are often grouped together, ...
  • Kircanski, Katharina; Notthoff, Nanna; Shadel, Doug; Mottola, Gary; Carstensen, Laura; Gotlib, Ian (Stanford Center on Longevity, 2016)
    Perpetrators of financial fraud often attempt to evoke strong emotions in their potential victims…In fact, researchers have found that emotions characterized by high levels of arousal, such as excitement and anger, engender ...
  • McCrory, Eamon; De Brito, Stephane; Sebastian, Catherine; Mechelli, Andrea; Bird, Geoffrey; Kelly, Phillip; Viding, Essi (Current Biology, 2011)
    "Exposure to family violence affects a significant minority of children: estimates of physical abuse range from 4 to 16%, while intimate partner violence affects between 8 and 25% of children. These maltreatment experiences ...
  • McCart, Michael; Smith, Daniel; Sawyer, Genelle (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2013)
    This paper reviews the literature on help-seeking behavior among adult victims of crime. Specifically, the paper summarizes prevalence rates for formal and informal help seeking and reviews predictors of and barriers to ...

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