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Williamson, Rachel E.; Reed, David E., II.; Wickham, Robert E.; Field, Nigel P. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2018
Research demonstrates that children exposed to domestic violence experience a myriad of internalising and externalising symptoms. The current study examines this pathway within a Cambodian sample, specifically determining if the effect of witnessing domestic violence on the child's tendency to bully or to be bullied is mediated by symptoms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Family Violence, Bullying
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DePrince, Anne P.; Shirk, Stephen R. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2013
A substantial body of evidence indicates that interpersonal trauma increases risk for adolescent and adult depression. Findings from 4 clinical trials for adolescent depression show poorer response to standard cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) among depressed adolescents with a trauma history than youth without such a history. This paper reports…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Executive Function, Family Violence, Sexual Abuse
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Luthra, Rohini; Abramovitz, Robert; Greenberg, Rick; Schoor, Alan; Newcorn, Jeffrey; Schmeidler, James; Levine, Paul; Nomura, Yoko; Chemtob, Claude M. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2009
This study examines the association between trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among 157 help-seeking children (aged 8-17). Structured clinical interviews are carried out, and linear and logistic regression analyses are conducted to examine the relationship between PTSD and type of trauma exposure controlling for age, gender,…
Descriptors: Accidents, Family Violence, Sexual Abuse, Crime
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Barnová, Silvia; Tamášová, Viola; Krásna, Slávka – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2019
Introduction: Negative parental behaviour is among the significant risk factors that can have a negative impact on an individual's development. In certain contexts, when appropriate protective factors are available, individuals deal with adversity better and it does not come to a decrease in their social performance nor their achievement in…
Descriptors: Coping, Resilience (Psychology), Child Health, Child Welfare
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Okafor, Ifeoma P. – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2020
Domestic violence is a purposeful use of force or strength on a person within and outside the house which affects the person adversely or the society at large. Therefore, this study examined the influence of domestic violence among Senior Secondary School Girls in Itesiwaju Local Government Area of Oyo State. Ex-post facto research design was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Violence, Females, Secondary School Students
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Bowland, Sharon; Edmond, Tonya; Fallot, Roger D. – Social Work, 2012
This study evaluated the effectiveness of an 11-session, spiritually focused group intervention with older women survivors (age 55 years and older) of interpersonal trauma (child abuse, sexual assault, or domestic violence) in reducing trauma-related depressive symptoms, posttraumatic stress, and anxiety. Forty-three community-dwelling women…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Family Violence, Sexual Abuse
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Grant, Judith – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2009
The climate of domestic drug policy in the United States as it pertains to both women and men at the beginning of the 21st century is the criminalization mode of regulation--a mode that is based on the model of addiction as a crime and one that is used to prohibit the use of illegal drugs. In Canada, drug policy is based mainly on the harm…
Descriptors: Crime, Incidence, Drug Abuse, Drug Use
Davis, Robert; Rabinovich, Lila; Rubin, Jennifer; Kilmer, Beau; Heaton, Paul – RAND Corporation, 2008
The U.K. National Audit Office (NAO) commissioned RAND Europe to conduct this review to identify and synthesize international research about the effectiveness of community orders in reducing re-offending. In this report, we review research on ten of the common requirements contained in community orders. Through examining reviews, systematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Community Programs, Criminals
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Bornstein, Robert F. – American Psychologist, 2006
Research indicates that economic dependency in women and emotional dependency in men independently contribute to domestic-partner abuse risk and that high levels of emotional dependency in an abused partner may reduce the likelihood that the victimized person will terminate the relationship. An analysis of psychological factors and social forces…
Descriptors: Psychology, Intervention, Family Violence, Family Life
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Jain, Shipra; Singh, Smita – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: Quality education can be provided to underprivileged section in developing economies by the collaborative effort of private-paid schools. The purpose of this paper is to explore and highlight the model which can be adopted by a private school in imparting education to girls coming from lower income strata. It also highlights how synergies…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Educational Quality, Educational Opportunities
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Shepard, Melanie – Child Welfare, 1992
Explains problems with child visiting in cases of domestic abuse. Data on domestic abuse, child care concerns, and child adjustment problems were collected from 25 mothers and 22 fathers at a child visiting program serving separated and abusive families. Psychological abuse of mothers correlated with child adjustment problems. (BB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Battered Women, Behavior Problems, Behavior Rating Scales
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Lazenbatt, Anne; Greer, Jean – Child Care in Practice, 2009
This article debates the issues involved in safeguarding and protecting children in maternity services and offers implications for professional practice. Midwives and other staff who work as members of the maternity team have a safeguarding role to play in the identification of babies and children who have been abused, or are at risk of abuse, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Safety, Family Violence, Pregnancy
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McKee, Bronagh E.; Mason, Sarah – Pastoral Care in Education, 2015
Prevention programmes underpin every child's right to "feel" safe and to "be" safe from all forms of harm. Delivered in schools across the globe, they aim to equip children with knowledge about safety and the skills to seek help early. By drawing upon international prevalence and impact research, as well as the legal, policy…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Prevention
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Coohey, Carol – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2010
Objective: The purpose of this study was twofold. First, we determined whether sexually abused adolescent boys or girls were more likely to have internalizing behavior scores in the clinical range. Second, after determining boys were more likely than girls to have an internalizing behavior problem, we tested whether this relationship would persist…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Family Violence, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse
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Logan, T. K.; Shannon, Lisa; Walker, Robert – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2006
Police attitudes are important in facilitating a sense of safety and comfort in women seeking justice-system support for protection from partner violence. This study examined police attitudes toward sanctions and treatment for domestic violence offenders compared with other violent and nonviolent offenders. In addition, police attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Females, Sanctions, Police, Family Violence
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