Prevalence of interpersonal violence against community-living adults with disabilities: A literature review

@article{Hughes2011PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of interpersonal violence against community-living adults with disabilities: A literature review},
  author={Rosemary B. Hughes and Emily M. Lund and Joy Gabrielli and Laurie E. Powers and Mary Ann Curry},
  journal={Rehabilitation psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={
          302-19
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the empirical literature on the prevalence of interpersonal violence (IPV) against people with disabilities. METHOD The authors searched for, obtained, and reviewed 6,000 abstracts published between January, 2000 and August, 2010 via searches in PsycINFO and PubMed. Subsequently, 177 potentially applicable full-text articles were independently assessed for inclusion; 22 articles describing 21 individual studies were included in this review. RESULTS The prevalence of IPV… CONTINUE READING

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