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Social support protects against the negative effects of partner violence on mental health.
OBJECTIVES Social support for abused women may reduce the impact of abuse on mental health, yet few studies have addressed this issue. We wish to determine associations between intimate partnerExpand
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Attitudinal Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence Among U.S. Adults
Attitudinal acceptance of intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important correlate of violent behavior. This study examined acceptance of IPV using data collected from a nationally representativeExpand
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Children's Attributional Style Questionnaire—Revised: Psychometric examination.
This study examines the psychometric properties of the Children's Attributional Style Questionnaire—Revised (CASQ-R; N. J. Kaslow & S. Nolen-Hoeksema, 1991), a 24-item shortened measure derived fromExpand
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The Differential Association of Intimate Partner Physical, Sexual, Psychological, and Stalking Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in a Nationally Representative Sample of Women
This study examines whether experiences with four different types of intimate partner violence (IPV) increase risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. We examined impacts of physical,Expand
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Partner Violence, Social Support, and Distress Among Inner-City African American Women
This study examined the role of social support in the partner violence–psychological distress relation in a sample of African American women seeking medical care at a large, urban hospital (n = 138).Expand
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Childhood Victimization and Subsequent Adult Revictimization Assessed in a Nationally Representative Sample of Women and Men
The purpose of this study was to identify whether experiences of childhood physical and/or sexual victimization would increase women’s and men’s risk for victimization in adulthood by differentExpand
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Factors that mediate and moderate the link between partner abuse and suicidal behavior in African American women.
Findings from a study comparing partner abuse in African American women suicide attempters (n = 148) and nonattempters (n = 137) revealed higher rates of physical and nonphysical partner abuse amongExpand
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Coping variables that mediate the relation between intimate partner violence and mental health outcomes among low-income, African American women.
Coping variables that mediate the relation between intimate partner violence (IPV) and mental health outcomes among African American women were investigated. The study sample included 143Expand
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Reasons for Not Reporting Victimizations to the Police: Do They Vary for Physical and Sexual Incidents?
Victimization is a significant problem among college students, but it is less likely to be reported to the police than are victimizations in the general population. Objective: In this study, theExpand
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Risk factors for suicide attempts among African American women
The aim of this study was to examine psychological and interpersonal risk factors for suicidal behavior in low income, African American women; 285 African American women who reported being in aExpand
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