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Dating Violence in College Women: Associated Physical Injury, Healthcare Usage, and Mental Health Symptoms
TLDR
The importance of screening and identification of victims of violence in the dating experiences of college women is suggested and knowledge of physical and mental health effects of violence can guide intervention, prevention, and health promotion strategies. Expand
College women's experience of stalking: mental health symptoms and changes in routines.
  • A. Amar
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of psychiatric nursing
  • 1 June 2006
TLDR
College women's experiences of stalking were explored to compare victims and nonvictims on physical and mental health indicators and to identify lifestyle changes made in response to being stalked. Expand
Administrators’ Perceptions of College Campus Protocols, Response, and Student Prevention Efforts for Sexual Assault
TLDR
Findings suggest that although many institutions are responding adequately to sexual assault in these three areas, improvements are possible and implications for improving campus responses are discussed. Expand
"Dissed" by dating violence.
TLDR
Understanding the perspective of dating violence victims assists the advanced practice psychiatric nurse (APPN) with planning effective care. Expand
African-American college women's perceptions of resources and barriers when reporting forced sex.
  • A. Amar
  • Medicine
  • Journal of National Black Nurses' Association…
  • 1 December 2008
TLDR
Significant factors that were associated with reporting sexual violence included having injuries, if they were drinking at the time, having a designated person on campus to handle sexual assault, having time to go to the authorities, and the perception of how one would be treated. Expand
Prevalence estimates of violence in the dating experiences of college women.
  • A. Amar
  • Medicine
  • Journal of National Black Nurses' Association…
  • 1 December 2004
TLDR
Prevalence estimates were consistent for African-American and White college students in all types of violence except in reporting threats of physical violence and threats plus actual physical violence. Expand
Evaluation of a Bystander Education Program
TLDR
Evaluating the effectiveness and feasibility of a bystander education program that was adapted to a specific university setting found participants’ reported decreased rape myth acceptance and denial of interpersonal violence, and increased intention to act as a bystanderser and an increased sense of responsibility to intervene. Expand
Implementation of Deliberate Practice as a Simulation Strategy in Nursing Education.
TLDR
Implementation of Deliberate Practice as a Simulation Strategy in Nursing Education and its Implications for Nursing Education. Expand
Behaviors That College Women Label as Stalking or Harassment
TLDR
This study sought to understand behaviors that college women identify as stalking using a cor-relational design and identified specific stalking behaviors most predictive of an experience's being labeled as stalking. Expand
Gender Differences in Attitudes and Beliefs Associated With Bystander Behavior and Sexual Assault
TLDR
Gender differences in theoretically driven bystander behaviors and barriers to acting as a bystander can be used in tailoring gender-specific components of bystander education programs for sexual assault prevention and intervention. Expand
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