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Current Research on Batterer Intervention Programs and Implications for Policy

Published: December, 2017| Kathleen J. Ferraro, PhD

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) emerged in the United States in the late 1970s as one component of the social response to intimate partner violence (IPV). The goal of this paper is to review… View this resource

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Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research for Probation Officers and Administrators

Published: March, 2015| Andrew R. Klein

This booklet looks at the recent research on intimate partner violence and analyzes what it reveals that probation officers and administrators should know to do their jobs better in terms of… View this resource

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Military-Related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Intimate Relationship Behaviors: A Developing Dyadic Relationship Model

Published: March, 2013| April Gerlock, Ph.D., ARNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, Jackie Grimesey, George Sayre

This article, published by the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, describes some of the relationship dynamics between Veterans in treatment for PTSD and their intimate partners, through… View this resource

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Custody Evaluators Beliefs About Domestic Abuse Closely Related to Custody Outcomes

Published: December, 2011| Gabrielle Davis

Three important new studies explore the relationship between custody evaluators' beliefs about domestic abuse and the parenting recommendations they make to the court. View this resource

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Domestic Violence and Firearms

Published: November, 2011| Kristine Lizdas

The role of firearms in domestic violence-related homicides is enormous and beyond controversy. Firearms are used to commit the vast majority of domestic violence-related homicides against women, and… View this resource

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Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD-Related Compulsive Checking Behaviors in Veterans of the Iraq War: The Influence of Military Context on the Expression of PTSD Symptoms

Published: July, 2009| Peter W. Tuerk, Anouk L. Grubaugh, Mark B. Hamner

This case study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, presents an overview of the conceptualization and treatment of two veterans of the Iraq War who presented for combat-related treatment… View this resource

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Partner and General Aggression Perpetration Among Combat Veterans Presenting to a Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinic

Published: July, 2009| Casey Taft, Robin Weatherill, Halley Woodward

This study, published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, examines rates and correlates of intimate partner and general aggression perpetration among male combat veterans seeking services in a… View this resource

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Report of Veterans Arrested and Booked into the Travis County (TX) Jail

Published: July, 2009| Travis County, TX

This report provides data from the Veterans Criminal Justice Survey in Travis County, TX that was conducted to determine how many veterans were arrested each month, the rate of recidivism, what… View this resource

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Men Who Murder Their Families: What the Research Tells Us

Published: June, 2009| Jackie Campbell, David Adams, Richard Gelles

In this video experts discuss cases of domestic violence that escalate to homicide followed by suicide. Although the economy and unemployment are risk factors, prior domestic violence is by far the… View this resource

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Making Arrests in Domestic Violence Cases: What Police Should Know

Published: January, 2009| David Hirschel

Based on data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System and a multistate survey of incident records kept by police, this study examined police arrest practices in domestic violence cases, with… View this resource

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Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, and Judges

Published: January, 2009| Andrew R. Klein

The purpose of this work is to describe to practitioners what the research tells us about domestic violence, including its perpetrators and victims, the impact of current responses to it and domestic… View this resource

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Characteristics of Domestic Violence Incidents Reported at the Scene by Volunteer Victim Advocates (Abstract)

Published: September, 2008| J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson

This journal article, published in Military Medicine, provides data on victim advocate assisted domestic violence incidents at a single U.S. Army installation as reported by volunteer victim advocates… View this resource

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Establishing and maintaining a volunteer victim advocate program to assist victims of domestic violence in the U.S. Army (Abstract)

Published: September, 2008| J.E. McCarroll, S. Castro, E.M. Nelson

This article, published in Military Medicine, contains the results of a descriptive evaluation of a volunteer victim advocacy (VA) program conducted to assist domestic violence victims on the scene of… View this resource

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Veterans in State and Federal Prison, 2004

Published: May, 2007| Margaret Noonan, Christopher Mumola, Bureau of Justice Statistics

This federal report provides data on veterans incarcerated in state and federal prisons surveyed in 2004 and compares that data to previous survey years starting in 1979. View this resource

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Aggression Among Combat Veterans: Relationships With Combat Exposure and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Dysphoria, and Anxiety

Published: April, 2007| Casey Taft, Dawne S. Vogt, Amy D. Marshall

Prior research has revealed heightened aggressive behavior among veterans with PTSD. This study, published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress, tested a model examining the interrelationships among… View this resource