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The world report on violence and health
TLDR
The first World Report on Violence and Health analyses different types of violence including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, self-directed violence, and collective violence. Expand
[World report on violence and health].
TLDR
The first World Report on Violence and Health analyses different types of violence including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, self-directed violence, and collective violence. Expand
Public health policy for preventing violence.
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This new vision places emphasis on preventing violence before it occurs, making science integral to identifying effective policies and programs, and integrating the efforts of diverse scientific disciplines, organizations, and communities. Expand
The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention.
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Compared with other health problems, the burden of child maltreatment is substantial, indicating the importance of prevention efforts to address the high prevalence ofChild maltreatment. Expand
Do Laws Restricting Access to Firearms by Domestic Violence Offenders Prevent Intimate Partner Homicide?
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The authors find that female intimate partner homicide rates decline 7% after a state passes a restraining order law and find no effect from the domestic violence misdemeanor or confiscation laws. Expand
Sexual violence and its health consequences for female children in Swaziland: a cluster survey study
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Knowledge of the high prevalence of sexual violence against girls in Swaziland and its associated serious health-related conditions and behaviours should be used to develop effective prevention strategies. Expand
Violence in the United States: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities.
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The burden of interpersonal violence in the United States is described, challenges to violence prevention efforts are explored, and prevention opportunities are identified. Expand
Medical costs and productivity losses due to interpersonal and self-directed violence in the United States.
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The burden estimates reported here provide evidence of the large health and economic burden of violence-related injuries in the U.S. but the true burden is likely far greater and the need for more research on violence surveillance and prevention is discussed. Expand
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and child maltreatment: a population-based study.
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Childhood ADHD symptoms were associated with self-reported child maltreatment, and health care providers should be alert to the potential for child malt treatment among children with ADHD symptoms, especially those with inattentive symptoms. Expand
Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013
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The lifetime prevalence of experiencing any form of sexual violence in childhood ranged from 4.4% among females in Cambodia to 37.6% among Females in Swaziland, with prevalence in most countries greater than 25.0%, and the proportion of victims that received services, including health and child protective services, was ≤10.0%. Expand
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