Repeat Victimization of Victims of Violence

  title={Repeat Victimization of Victims of Violence},
  author={Johannes Kingma},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={79 - 90}
  • J. Kingma
  • Published 1 January 1999
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
This 25-year retrospective study is about 9,301 victims of assault who attended the emergency unit of a hospital for treatment of their injuries. Of those victims, 11.3% were repeat victims of violence. From 1971 to 1995, an increase was observed in both the one-time and the repeat victims of violence. Of the repeatedly victimized patients, 75.2% fell in the 15-to 34-year-old age group. Male predominance (82%) was found in repeat victimization. Recidivist victims of assault were classified into… 


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