Violence

Development of an audio-computer assisted self-interview to investigate violence and health in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities

Mary Oschwald, Ph.D., Sandy Leotti, M.S.W., Dora Raymaker, M.S., Marsha Katz, M.S.Ed., Rebecca Goe, M.A., Mark Harviston, B.S., Annie Wallington, Lisa Howard, Leanne Beers, M.S., Christina Nicolaidis, M.D., Susan Robinson-Whelen, Ph.D., Rosemary B. Hughes, Ph.D., Emily Lund, M.A., Laurie E. Powers, Ph.D., the Partnering with People with Disabilities to Address Violence Consortium jThe Partnering with […]

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Feasibility of expanding NEISS-AIP to create a scientific database on violence and disability

Dorothy K. Marge Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 153–164, July 2011 Published online: December 23, 2010   Abstract  Background This study identifies a feasible approach to an evidence-based source of information about violence and disability. Objective The purpose was to determine the feasibility of using the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury […]

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Feasibility of expanding NEISS-AIP to create a scientific database on violence and disability

Dorothy K. Marge Disability and Health Journal, issue 3 July 2011, 2 p153–164 Published online: December 23, 2010  Background This study identifies a feasible approach to an evidence-based source of information about violence and disability. Objective The purpose was to determine the feasibility of using the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP) to collect […]

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Women with intellectual disabilities–a study of sexuality, sexual abuse and protection skills

Eastgate G, Van Driel ML, Lennox NG, Scheermeyer E.  Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Mater Hospitals, Brisbane, Queensland. g.eastgate@uq.edu.au.  Aust Fam Physician. 2011 Apr;40(4):226-30. BACKGROUND: Sexual abuse and abusive relationships are known to be especially common in people with intellectual disability. This study explored how women […]

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Do persons with intellectual disability and limited verbal capacities respond to trauma treatment?

Mevissen L, Lievegoed R, Seubert A, De Jongh A.  Accare, Deventer, the Netherlands. l.mevissen@accare.nl.  J Intellect Dev Disabil. 2011 Dec;36(4):274-9. doi: 10.3109/13668250.2011.621415. Epub 2011 Oct 24. BACKGROUND: There is not one case report of successful trauma treatment with the use of an evidence-based treatment method in people with substantially limited verbal capacities. This paper assessed […]

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Disability and victimization in a national sample of children and youth

Turner HA, Vanderminden J, Finkelhor D, Hamby S, Shattuck A.  Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03857, USA. heather.turner@unh.edu.  Child Maltreat. 2011 Nov;16(4):275-86. doi: 10.1177/1077559511427178. Epub 2011 Nov 23. Although past research has found higher rates of violence, crime, and abuse among children with disabilities, most studies combine diverse forms […]

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Childhood trauma in multiple sclerosis: a case-control study

Spitzer C, Bouchain M, Winkler LY, Wingenfeld K, Gold SM, Grabe HJ, Barnow S, Otte C, Heesen C.  Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg  Eppendorf and Schön Klinik Hamburg-Eilbek, Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany. c.spitzer@uke.uni-hamburg.de.  Psychosom Med. 2012 Apr;74(3):312-8. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e31824c2013. Epub 2012 Mar 9. OBJECTIVE:  To investigate the association between […]

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Nurse practitioner knowledge of child sexual abuse in children with cognitive disabilities

Koetting C, Fitzpatrick JJ, Lewin L, Kilanowski J.  Sinclair School of Nursing University of Missouri-Columbia, MO 65211, USA. cwkoetting@earthlink.net.  J Forensic Nurs. 2012 Jun;8(2):72-80. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-3938.2011.01129.x. Epub 2012 Jan 6. The purpose of this study was to describe the knowledge level of nurse practitioners regarding symptoms of child sexual abuse in children with cognitive disabilities. […]

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Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Jones L, Bellis MA, Wood S, Hughes K, McCoy E, Eckley L, Bates G, Mikton C, Shakespeare T, Officer A.  Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.  Lancet. 2012 Sep 8;380(9845):899-907. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60692-8. Epub 2012 Jul 12. BACKGROUND: Globally, at least 93 million children have moderate or severe disability. Children with disabilities […]

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Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS), Seattle, Washington

ADWAS has done remarkable work in Washington and nationally on addressing the needs of the deaf and hard to hear community in accessing services from domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers. Their website is at www.adwas.org. ADWAS has training material available through their website. ADWAS’s transitional housing project in Seattle for deaf and deaf-blind survivors of domestic violence […]

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