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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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Premilitary Intimate Partner Violence and Attrition from the U.S. Navy

Published: December, 2006| Lex L. Merrill

This report from the Naval Health Research Center provides results of a prospective study of U.S. Navy recruits conducted to examine whether premilitary intimate partner violence (IPV) was associated… View this resource

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Mental health screening in armed forces before the Iraq War and prevention of subsequent psychological morbidity: follow-up study

Published: November, 2006| R.J. Rona, R. Hooper, M. Jones

This article, published in The BMJ, reports on research as to whether screening for mental disorders before the start of the 2003 Iraq war would have predicted subsequent mental disorders. View this resource

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Spouse Abuse and Alcohol Problems Among White, African American, and Hispanic U.S. Army Soldiers

Published: October, 2006| Nicole S. Bell, Thomas C. Harford, Cara H. Fuchs

Prior studies suggest racial/ethnic differences in the associations between alcohol misuse and spouse abuse. Some studies indicate that drinking patterns are a stronger predictor of spouse abuse for… View this resource

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Mental Distress Among Younger Veterans Before, During, and After the Invasion of Iraq

Published: February, 2006| Alan N. West, William B. Weeks

The purpose of this study, published in Psychiatric Services, was to determine whether patients receiving care from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reported more mental distress as the war in… View this resource

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Intimate Partner Violence Among Military Veterans and Active Duty Servicemen (Abstract)

Published: November, 2005| A.D. Marshall, J. Panuzio, Casey Taft

This journal article, published by the Clinical Psychology Review, reviews literature as of 2005 regarding prevalence, consequences, correlates, and treatment of IPV perpetration among military… View this resource

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Postdeployment Domestic Violence by U.S. Army Soldiers (Abstract)

Published: August, 2005| John H. Newby, Robert J. Ursano, James E. McCarroll

This journal article, published in Military Medicine, reports the results of a study to determine whether a military deployment of 6 months predicted domestic violence against the wives of deployed… View this resource

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Drinking and Spouse Abuse Among U.S. Army Soldiers

Published: December, 2004| Nicole S. Bell, Thomas Harford, James E. McCarroll

This study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, examines the relationship between typical weekly drinking and perpetration of spouse abuse as well as the relationship between… View this resource

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Male-Perpetrated Domestic Violence: Testing a Series of Multifactorial Family Models

Published: July, 2004| Linda A. King, Daniel W. King

This paper reports on a research project, funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), which sought to demonstrate the connection between two important social and health problems—domestic… View this resource

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Domestic Violence and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Severity for Participants of a Domestic Violence Rehabilitation Program

Published: June, 2004| April Gerlock

This article, published in Military Medicine, describes participants of a domestic violence program, which was designed to help lessen attrition, and compared completers and non-completers of the… View this resource

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Patterns of Spouse and Child Maltreatment by Discharged U.S. Army Soldiers

Published: January, 2004| James E. McCarroll, Robert J. Ursano, Zizhong Fan

This journal article, reports the results of a study involving review of records of the U.S. Army's transitional compensation (TC) program and the Army Central Registry (ACR) of child and spouse… View this resource