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Childhood family violence history and women’s risk for intimate partner violence and poor health

Childhood family violence history and women’s risk for intimate partner violence and poor health,10.1016/S0749-3797(03)00094-1,American Journal of Pre

Childhood family violence history and women’s risk for intimate partner violence and poor health   (Citations: 70)
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BackgroundThere is growing evidence for associations between generations in family violence and between family violence in both childhood and adulthood and women’s health. Most studies focus on a subset of family violence (child abuse, witnessing intimate partner violence [IPV] as a child, and/or adult IPV), and few examine possible differences associated with the nature of abusive experiences, such as physical versus sexual abuse.
Journal: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - AMER J PREV MED , vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 38-44, 2003
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    • ...Although much of the empirical evidence for revictimization emphasizes sexual revictimization, researchers have documented an association between a history of adverse childhood experiences (eg, abuse, witnessing violence) and an increased risk for experiencing physical and emotional revictimization in early adulthood (eg, Bensley, van Eenwyk, & Simmons, 2003)...

    Robyn L. Gobin. Partner Preferences among Survivors of Betrayal Trauma

    • ...Almost 39.0% of our sample reported witnessing IPV, a similar rate to that reported by homeless and income-assisted single mothers in the United States (Bassuk et al. 2006), but almost six times that found among the general female population (Bensley et al. 2003)...

    Joan A. Samuels-Denniset al. Single Mother’s Adverse and Traumatic Experiences and Post-Traumatic S...

    • ...The relationship between childhood exposure to intimate partner violence and adult offending or victimization in the family context is one of the most established relationships in the empirical literature, including cross-cultural studies (Bassuck et al. 2006; Bensley et al. 2003; Feerick and Haugaard 1999; Corvo 2006; Jin et al. 2007; Kalmus 1984; Kernic et al. 2001; Kernsmith 2006; Mihalic and Elliott 1997; Schewe et al. 2006, Straus et ...
    • ...For women who experienced childhood physical abuse and witnessed parental violence, the risk of physical and emotional abuse as well as post-traumatic stress disorder in adult relationships is substantially higher than for those without such risk factors (Bensley et al. 2003; Feerick and Haugaard 1999)...

    Kent R. Kerleyet al. Exposure to Family Violence in Childhood and Intimate Partner Perpetra...

    • ...Family violence Regarding students’ victimization by and witnessing of family violence, we used two yes/no questions adapted from a previous study [26]: (1) “During the previous two years, has there been any time when you were hit, slapped, or received any physical punishment from a parent or other adult guardian?” and (2) “During the previous two years, have you seen or heard one of your parents or guardians being hit, slapped, or ...

    Siyan Yiet al. Role of risk and protective factors in risky sexual behavior among hig...

    • ...Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a common and serious public health problem in all parts of the world. As a consequence, many children witness interparental violence, and two studies from the USA indicate that 14–18% of adults report such experience....

    N D Vunget al. Childhood experiences of interparental violence as a risk factor for i...

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