Academy on Violence and Abuse Company Profile

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Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 -- Teen sexting is associated with sexual abuse, with higher victimization in girls and intimate partner violence perpetration in boys, according to a study presented at the annua...

Male couples experience as much domestic violence as heterosexual couples

Nearly half of all men in a new study about intimate partner violence in male couples report being victims of abuse.

Stay Alert to Signs of Elder Abuse: Think of Falls, Resident Violence

Elder abuse harms more than one million Americans, and case managers should know how to identify it by assessing patients for signs of harm.

Many Gay Men Suffer Domestic Abuse: Study

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- In a sobering finding that shows women aren't the only victims of domestic violence, researchers report that nearly half of men in same-sex couples have suffered some form of ...

Male couples report as much domestic violence as straight couples

(University of Michigan) Nearly half of all men in a new study about intimate partner violence in male couples report being victims of abuse.

Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas

"No study to date had analyzed whether the occurrence of gender-based violence and child maltreatment - considered by the WHO as important public health problems and a violation of human rights - woul...

Survey: New Nurses Face Violence, Verbal Abuse

A shocking one-quarter of new nurses report being physically assaulted and 70% report experiencing verbal abuse.

Drug study produces ‘promising therapy’ for alcohol abuse

Alcohol abuse is among the leading causes of preventable death in the United States, killing more than 88,000 people a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That total is higher than the

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#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou: Social Media Underscore the Realities of Intimate Partner Violence.

Public intimate partner violence (IPV) discourse emphasizes physical violence. In May 2016, the Twitter hashtag #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou generated a public conversation about abuse beyond physical IPV. Be...

Alcohol Use and Experiences of Partner Violence Among Female Sex Workers in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, India.

This cross-sectional study describes the prevalence and context of violence by sexual partners against female sex workers (FSWs, N = 589) in Andhra Pradesh and its association with alcohol use by FSWs...

How gender norms are reinforced through violence against adolescent girls in two conflict-affected populations.

Violence against women and girls is a global concern, and particularly salient in humanitarian settings. Successful efforts to prevent gender-based violence in humanitarian settings must address a wid...

Maladaptive schemas as mediators of the relationship between previous victimizations in the family and dating violence victimization in adolescents.

This study examined whether exposure to family violence, both in the form of direct victimization and witnessing violence, predicted dating violence victimization in adolescents through maladaptive sc...

Adult Attachment Security and Different Types of Relational Violence Victimization Among College-Age Couples.

This study aims to understand the associations between adult attachment security and different types of intimate partner violence victimization including that of emotional abuse, physical violence, an...

Clinical Trials [892 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Abuse in a Forensic Setting

Intimate partner violence is a significant societal problem. However, treatment of IPV perpetrators is far from effective, which may be partly due to the fact that the role of substance ab...

Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence Among College Students

This project is designed to address the urgent need for an effective primary prevention approach to the problem of sexual violence among college students. The project involves developing, ...

Connect_ED: A Randomized Controlled Trial Connecting Through Educational Training

The purpose of this randomized intervention trial is to evaluate the relative efficacy of bystander training elements (delivery mode and integration of substance abuse prevention) among co...

Does Routine Screening for Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Health Care Settings do More Good Than Harm?

The purpose of the research is to evaluate whether routine screening for woman abuse in health care settings, as compared to no screening, does more good than harm. Recent reviews have id...

Intimate Partner Violence and Fatherhood Intervention in Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

The proposed stage 1 intervention development study is designed to address two significant co-occurring issues for fathers with substance abuse (SA) problems: Intimate partner violence (IP...

Companies [346 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Academy on Violence and Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline was established in 1996 as a component of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed by Congress and is supported by funding from the U.S. Department of Health...


A CALL TO MEN educates men all over the world on healthy, respectful manhood. Embracing and promoting a healthy, respectful manhood prevents violence against women, sexual assault...

House of Ruth

House of Ruth has provided violence services for residents of eastern Los Angeles and western San Bernardino counties since 1977. The mission for House of Ruth is to advocate for and assist women vic...

Botvin LifeSkills Training

Botvin LifeSkills Training is a highly effective evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program with more than 25 years of peer-reviewed research behind it. The program was developed b...

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