Experience of Hurricane Katrina and reported intimate partner violence.

@article{Harville2011ExperienceOH,
  title={Experience of Hurricane Katrina and reported intimate partner violence.},
  author={Emily W Harville and Catherine A. Taylor and Helen Tesfai and Xu Xiong and Pierre Buekens},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={833-45}
}
Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been associated with stress, but few studies have examined the effect of natural disaster on IPV. In this study, the authors examine the relationship between experience of Hurricane Katrina and reported relationship aggression and violence in a cohort of 123 postpartum women. Hurricane experience is measured using a series of questions about damage, injury, and danger during the storm; IPV was measured using the Conflict Tactics Scale (CTS-2). Multiple log… CONTINUE READING