Summaries of Individual Research Articles

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Article Summaries on Domestic Violence Issues
Article Summaries on Children and Domestic Violence
Article Summaries on Child-Related Issues Involving Violence Against Women
Article Summaries of Prevalence, Cost, Extent, and Criminal Justice Issues related to Violence Against Women
Studies on Health Related Matters for Violence Against Women
Studies on Assessment and Treatment for Violence Against Women
Studies on Characteristics of Violence Against Women Victims
Implication / Treatment Studies on Lesbian and Gay Populations
Prevalence Studies on Lesbian and Gay Populations
Article Summaries on Vicarious Traumatization
Cross-cultural issues and domestic violence
Domestic Violence & Special (i.e., Non-US-born, health compromised, MRDD, etc.) Populations
 

Article Summaries on Domestic Violence Issues
Implications of Personality Profiles for Batterer TreatmentWhite & Gondolf
Change Among Batterers: Examining Men's Success Stories Scott & Wolfe
Psychological and Environmental Factors Associated with Partner Violence Foa, Cascardi, Zoellner, & Feeny
The Association Between Professional Football Games and Domestic Violence in Los Angeles County
Prevalence of Adult Domestic Violence Among Women Seeking Routine Care in a Native American Health Care Facility
Treatment of Wife Abuse: A Comparison of Gender-Specific and Conjoint ApproachesO'Leary, Heyman, & Neidig
Dynamics and Risk Factors in Partner Violence Jasinski & Williams
Psychological Abuse: Implications for Adjustment and Commitment to Leave Violent PartnersArias & Pape

Article Summaries on Children and Domestic Violence
Patterns of Adjustment Among Children of Battered Women
Consider the Children: Research Informing Interventions for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
Gender Violence in Elementary and Secondary Schools
Children Exposed to Partner Violence Wolak & Finkelhor

Article Summaries on Child-Related Issues Involving Violence Against Women
 

Article Summaries of Prevalence, Cost, Extent,and Criminal Justice Issues related to Violence Against Women
Civil Protection Orders and Risk of Subsequent Police-Reported Violence
The Cost of Batterer Programs: How Much and Who Pays?
The Evaluation of a Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Program: A Multisite Investigation
Prevalence, Incidence, & Consequences of VAW Tjaden & Thoennes
What's New in Rape Prevalence, Mary P. Koss, Ph.D.
Epidemiology of Injury Post Assault: Role of Self Protective Behaviors Thompson, Simon, Saltzman, & Mercy
Partner vs. Nonpartner Violence and the Criminal Justice System Byrne, Kilpatrick, Howley, & Beatty
Victim Costs and Consequences: A New Look Miller, Cohen, & Wiersema
Detecting the Scope of Rape Koss
Protective Orders and Domestic Violence: Risk Factors for Reabuse Carlson, Harris, and Holden
Sexual Assault and Prior Victimization Gidycz, Coble, Latham, & Layman

Studies on Health Related Matters for Violence Against Women
Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Gynecological Patients With a History of Sexual and Physical AbuseWijma, Soderquist, Bjorklund, & Wijma
Physical and Nonphysical Partner Abuse and Other Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight Among Full Term and Preterm Babies: A Multiethnic Case-Control Study Campbell, Torres, Ryan, King, Campbell, Stallings, & Fuchs
Mental Health Impact of Rape, Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ph.D.

Studies on Assessment and Treatment for Violence Against Women
Injury Patterns in Women Resulting from Sexual Assault Marilyn Sawyer Sommers, John Schafer, Therese Zink, Linda Hutson, & Paula Hillard
Community Services for Rape Survivors: Enhancing Psychological Well-Being or Increasing Trauma? Campbell, Sefl, Barnes, Ahrens, Wasco, and Zaragoza-Diesfeld
A Comparison of Exposure Therapy, Stress Inoculation Training, and Their Combination for Reducing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Female Assault Victims Foa, Dancu, Hembree, Jaycox, Meadows, & Street
A Randomized Trial of Cognitive Therapy and Imaginal Exposure in the Treatment of Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Tarrier, Pilgrim, Sommerfield, Faragher, Reynolds, Graham, & Barrowclough
Cognitive Processing Therapy for Sexual Assault Victims Resick & Schnicke
Objective Assessment of Peritraumatic Dissociation: Psychophysiological Indicators Griffin, Resick, & Mechanic
Reducing Violence Using Community-based Advocacy for Women with Abusive PartnersSullivan & Bybee
A Comparison of Exposure Therapy, Stress Inoculation Training, and Their Combination for Reducing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Female Assault Victims Foa, Dancu, Hembree, Jaycox, Meadows, and Street
Prevention of Post-Rape Psychopathology: Preliminary Findings of a Controlled Acute Rape Treatment Study Resnick, Acierno, Holmes, Kilpatrick
Secondary Victimization of Rape Victims: Insights From Mental Health Professionals Who Treat Survivors of ViolenceCampbell, & Raja
Response of African American and Caucasian Women to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSD
Defining Psychological Abuse of Husbands Toward Wives: Contexts, Behaviors, and Typologies

Studies on Characteristics of Violence Against Women Victims
Prior Interpersonal Trauma: The Contributions to Current PTSD Symptoms in Female Rape Victims Nishith, Mechanic, & Resick
A Prospective Analysis of the Relationships Among Sexual Assault Experiences: An Extension of Previous Findings Gidycz, Hanson, & Layman
Child Sexual Abuse and its Relationship to Revictimization in Adult Women: A Review Messman & Long
Cumulative Trauma: The Impact of Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Sexual Assault, and Spouse Abuse Follette, Polusny, Bechtle, & Naugle
Prevalence, Case Characteristics, and Long-Term Psychological Correlates of Child Rape Among Women: A National Survey Saunders, Kilpatrick, Hanson, Resnick, Walker

Implication / Treatment Studies on Lesbian and Gay Populations
Intimate Violence in Lesbian Relationships: Discussion of Survey Findings and Practice Implications Gwat-Yong Lie & Sabrina-Gentlewarrier
Developing Services for Lesbians in Abusive Relationships: A Macro and Micro Approach Heer, Grogan, Clark, & Carson
Couple Assessment: Identifying and Intervening in Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships Istar
Treatment of Battering in Couples: Heterosexual, Lesbian, and Gay Leeder

Prevalence Studies on Lesbian and Gay Populations
Violence in Lesbian and Gay Relationships: Theory, Prevalence, and Correlational Factors Burke & Follingstad
Lesbians in Currently Aggressive Relationships: How Frequently Do They Report Aggressive Past Relationships?Lie, Schilit, Bush, Montagne, & Reyes
Lesbian, Gay, Transgender and Bisexual Domestic Violence in 1998 National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
Domestic Violence in Lesbian Relationships: Findings of the Lesbian Relationships Research Project Scherzer
Sexual Coercion in Gay/Lesbian Relationships: Descriptives and Gender Differences Waldner-Haugrud & Vaden Gratch
Victimization and Perpetration Rates of Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships: Gender Issues Explored Waldner-Haugrud, Vaden Gratch, & Magruder
Leaving a Second Closet: Outing Partner Violence in Same-Sex Couples West
Violence at the Door: Treatment of Lesbian Batterers Margolies & Leeder
Definition of Roles in Abusive Lesbian Relationships Marrujo & Kreger
The Cultural Politics of Abuse in Lesbian Relationships: Challenges for Community Action Ristock

Article Summaries on Vicarious Traumatization
Exploring the Counselorís Experience of Working With Perpetrators and Survivors of Domestic Violence

Cross-cultural issues and domestic violence
Response of African American and Caucasian Women to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSD
Adjustment and Needs of African-American Women Who Utilized a Domestic Violence Shelter
Domestic Violence in South Asian Communities in America Preisser
Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Victimization Among Japanese American Women
The Sociocultural Context of African American and White American Women's RapeWyatt

Domestic Violence & Special (i.e., Non-US-born, health compromised, MRDD, etc.) Populations
Partner Abuse and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder as Risk Factors for Suicide Attempts in a Sample of Low-Income, Inner-City Women Thompson, Kaslow, Kingree, Puett, Thompson, & Meadows
The Older Battered Woman Wolf
A 2-Year Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationships Between Violent Assault and Substance Use in Women Kilpatrick, Acierno, Resnick, Saunders, & Best