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Risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships: results from a multisite case control study.
OBJECTIVES This 11-city study sought to identify risk factors for femicide in abusive relationships. METHODS Proxies of 220 intimate partner femicide victims identified from police or medicalExpand
Assessing for abuse during pregnancy: Severity and frequency of injuries and associated entry into prenatal care
OBJECTIVE To assess the occurrence, frequency, and severity of physical abuse during pregnancy and associated initiation of prenatal care. DESIGN Stratified, prospective cohort analysis. SETTINGExpand
Stalking and Intimate Partner Femicide
An 18-item stalking inventory and personal interviews with knowledgeable proxy informants and victims of attempted femicide were used to describe the frequency and type of intimate partner stalkingExpand
Abuse During Pregnancy: Effects on Maternal Complications and Birth Weight in Adult and Teenage Women
Objective To determine the incidence of physical and sexual abuse in a sample of adult and teen pregnant women and to determine the effect of abuse on birth weight. One thousand two hundred threeExpand
Intimate Partner Sexual Assault Against Women: Frequency, Health Consequences, and Treatment Outcomes
OBJECTIVE: To describe the characteristics and consequences of sexual assault within intimate relationships specific to racial or ethnic group, compare the findings to a similar group of physicallyExpand
Could we have known? A qualitative analysis of data from women who survived an attempted homicide by an intimate partner
AbstractOBJECTIVE: To examine in-depth the lives of women whose partners attempted to kill them, and to identify patterns that may aid in the clinician’s ability to predict, prevent, or counsel aboutExpand
An evaluation of interventions to decrease intimate partner violence to pregnant women.
Prevention of abuse to women is a national priority; however, research has focused on identification of abuse rather than evaluating interventions. To evaluate the differential effectiveness of threeExpand
INTIMATE PARTNER SEXUAL ASSAULT AGAINST WOMEN AND ASSOCIATED VICTIM SUBSTANCE USE, SUICIDALITY, AND RISK FACTORS FOR FEMICIDE
In order to establish the frequency of substance use, following and attributed to sexual assault, and describe the danger for femicide and suicidality for women physically and sexually abusedExpand
Protection orders and intimate partner violence: an 18-month study of 150 black, Hispanic, and white women.
OBJECTIVES We compared types and frequencies of intimate partner violence experienced by women before and after receipt of a 2-year protection order. METHODS Participants were 150 urban English-Expand
Secondary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Background: Despite the recognition of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women as a global health issue associated with significant morbidity and mortality, evidence-based treatment strategiesExpand
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