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The process of primary desistance from intimate partner violence - Walker K, Bowen E, Brown S, Sleath E.
This study examined the interaction between structure and agency for individuals in the first or early phase of primary desistance (1 year offending free) from intimate partner violence (IPV). Narrative accounts of perpetrators, survivors, and IPV program ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The prevalence of domestic violence among pregnant women in Nigeria: a systematic review - Orpin J, Papadopoulos C, Puthussery S.
OBJECTIVE: To identify, appraise, and synthesize research evidence on the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) among pregnant women in Nigeria. METHOD: We conducted a systematic review of all published studies between April 2004 and June 2016. Comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The influence of the opposite sex on hypothetical aggressive inclinations - Mason K, Barlett CP, Jones AL.
Previous research has supported the hypothesis that the presence of a potential mate influences social behavior; however, there is a paucity of work that has extended this to the study of aggression. Thus, the current research had participants ( N = 1,035)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The influence of fantasy proneness, dissociation, and vividness of mental imagery on male's aggressive sexual fantasies - Bartels RM, Harkins L, Beech AR.
Many researchers have studied the prevalence and content of men's aggressive sexual fantasies, including their link with rape-supportive cognition. However, little to no research has examined the link between imaginal ability and the use of such fantasies.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Psychological predictors of aggressive behavior among men and women - Stefanile C, Matera C, Nerini A, Puddu L, Raffagnino R.
This study examined the relationships among attitude toward violence, self-esteem, emotion dysregulation, anger, and aggression in community men and women and male inmates. Overall, 166 community men, 197 community women, and 100 male inmates completed a b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence of sexual aggression victimization and perpetration in Chile: a systematic review - Schuster I, Krah é B.
Sexual aggression is a major public health issue worldwide, but most knowledge is derived from studies conducted in North America and Western Europe. Little research has been conducted on the prevalence of sexual aggression in developing countries, includi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Perceived group threat, perceived injustice, and self-reported right-wing violence: an integrative approach to the explanation right-wing violence - Pauwels LJR, Heylen B.
The present study aims at explaining individual differences in self-reported political violence. We integrate key concepts from the field of criminology that are conceptually related to social identity theory (Flemish identity, feelings of group superiorit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Is the likelihood of spousal violence lower or higher among childless women? Evidence from Nigeria demographic and health surveys - Solanke BL, Bisiriyu AL, Oyedokun A.
BACKGROUND: Few studies have been able to determine whether the likelihood of spousal violence is higher or lower among childless women compared with women who have children. This is because most studies linking childlessness and spousal violence were eith... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

A qualitative study with women living with HIV on perceived gender norms and experiences of intimate partner violence in northern Vietnam - Hershow RB, Bhadra M, Mai NVT, Sripaipan T, Ha TV, Go VF.
This study aims to understand how gender and violence no... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The oppression of Latina mothers: experiences of exploitation, violence, marginalization, cultural imperialism, and powerlessness in their everyday lives - Ay ón C, Messing JT, Gurrola M, Valencia-Garcia D.
Despite Latinos being the largest growing population in the United States, research has not examined the impact of social structures on the well-being of Latina immigrants; negative social discourse and restrictive laws exacerbate inequality and discrimina... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

The meaning of choosing a spouse among ultra-Orthodox Jewish women who found themselves in a violent relationship - Band-Winterstein T, Tuito I.
This research note addresses how ultra-Orthodox Jewish women in Israel coping with intimate partner violence experienced the spouse selection process. In-depth semistructured qualitative-phenomenological interviews were conducted with 17 women. Four major ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Investigating the associations between ethnic networks, community social capital, and physical health among marriage migrants in Korea - Kim HH.
This study examines factors associated with the physical health of Korea's growing immigrant population. Specifically, it focuses on the associations between ethnic networks, community social capital, and self-rated health (SRH) among female marriage migra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence among low-income fathers: testing a stress-coping model - Gordon DM, Moore KE, Vincent W, Iwamoto DK, Campbell C, Hunter BA, Ward NL, Hawes SW, Albritton T, McCaulley H, DiTunno D, Judkins A.
This research used a stress-coping conceptual framework to examine intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who are fathers. The current study examined how perceived stress explained associations between stressors (e.g., employment status, psychological a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Psychological violence against women: what factors increase the risk of this kind of intimate partner abuse? - Safranoff A.
Using data from Argentina's National Study on Violence Against Women [Estudio nacional sobre violencias contra las mujeres] carried out in 2015, the article identifies the risk factors that increase women's vulnerability to psychological abuse. FIN... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Neighborhoods and intimate partner violence against women: the direct and interactive effects of social ties and collective efficacy - Wright EM, Skubak Tillyer M.
This study examines the impact of several indicators of neighborhood social ties (e.g., residents' interactions with each other; residents' ability to recognize outsiders) on intimate partner violence (IPV) against women as well as whether neighborhood col... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Predictors of interpersonal violence in the household in humanitarian settings: a systematic review - Rubenstein BL, Lu LZN, MacFarlane M, Stark L.
Interpersonal violence against women and children has increasingly been recognized as a public health priority in humanitarian emergencies. However, because the household is generally considered a private sphere, violence between family members remains neg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Practitioners' views on IPV and its solutions: an integrative literature review - Labarre M, Brodeur N, Roy V, Bousquet MA.
There are ongoing debates in the scientific community and in practice settings about how intimate partner violence (IPV) should be defined and understood and about how various interventions must be carried out. If these debates are to bear fruit, however, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Long journeys toward freedom: the relationship between coercive control and space for action-measurement and emerging evidence - Sharp-Jeffs N, Kelly L, Klein R.
We report on the development of, and findings from, two scales measuring coercive control and space for action over a period of 3 years in a sample of 100 women who had accessed domestic violence services. We present statistical evidence to show a signific... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Intimate partner aggression and marital satisfaction: a cross-lagged panel analysis - Hammett JF, Lavner JA, Karney BR, Bradbury TN.
Intimate partner aggression is common in dissatisfied relationships, yet it remains unclear whether intimate partner aggression is a correlate of relationship satisfaction, whether it predicts or follows from relationship satisfaction over time, or whether... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A profile of gender-based violence research in Europe: findings from a focused mapping review and synthesis - Bradbury-Jones C, Appleton JV, Clark M, Paavilainen E.
This article reports the findings from a new form of review: a focused mapping review and synthesis. The aim was to create a contemporary, snapshot profile of the nature and scope of gender-based violence (GBV) studies conducted in Europe. GBV is one of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

A meta-analysis of risk markers for intimate partner violence in same-sex relationships - Kimmes JG, Mallory AB, Spencer C, Beck AR, Cafferky B, Stith SM.
Research on intimate partner violence (IPV) has largely focused on heterosexual relationships, but, in recent years, researchers have expanded their focus to include same-sex relationships. Using meta-analytic techniques, this study was conducted to examin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Preventing suicidal behaviours with a multilevel intervention: a cluster randomised controlled trial - Collings S, Jenkin G, Stanley J, McKenzie S, Hatcher S.
BACKGROUND: In the context of the recent surge in community based multilevel interventions for suicide prevention, all of which show promising results, we discuss the implications of the findings of such an intervention designed for and implemented in New ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Interventions in health settings for male perpetrators or victims of intimate partner violence - Tarzia L, Forsdike K, Feder G, Hegarty K.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is common in patients attending health-care services and is associated with a range of health problems. The majority of IPV perpetrators are men, and a substantial minority of men are victims, yet health-care pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Individual versus group cognitive-behavioral therapy for partner-violent men: a preliminary randomized trial - Murphy CM, Eckhardt CI, Clifford JM, Lamotte AD, Meis LA.
A randomized clinical trial tested the hypothesis that a flexible, case formulation-based, individual treatment approach integrating motivational interviewing strategies with cognitive-behavioral therapy (ICBT) is more efficacious than a standardized group... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Urban form and travel patterns by commuters: comparative case study of Wuhan and Xi'an, China -
This study explores the relationship between monocentric and polycentric urban forms and commuting patterns in Chinese cities with dense populations and rapid motorization and urbanization, with Wuhan (three subcenters separated by rivers since the city's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Transportation mode detection - an in-depth review of applicability and reliability - Prelipcean AC, Gid ófalvi G, Susilo YO.
The wide adoption of location-enabled devices, together with the acceptance of services that leverage (personal) data as payment, allows scientists to push through some of the previous barriers imposed by data insufficiency, ethics and privacy skepticism. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Open PFLOW: creation and evaluation of an open dataset for typical people mass movement in urban areas - Kashiyama T, Pang Y, Sekimoto Y.
Understanding people flow at a citywide level is critical for urban planning and commercial development. Thanks to the ubiquity of human location tracking devices, many studies on people mass movement with mobility logs have been conducted. However, high c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Modelling mode switch associated with the change of residential location - Fatmi MR, Habib MA.
This study focuses on whether or not individuals switch their commute modes following residenti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Keeping track of time: a smartphone-based analysis of travel time perception in a suburban environment - Delcl òs-Alió X, Marquet O, Miralles-Guasch C.
In line with a growing interest in complementing surveys with tracking technologies, this paper aims to explore what differences between perceived and real travel time can be found by using a smartphone-based tracking application. This is justified based o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Reducing prejudice within community-based organizations - Nnawulezi N, Ryan AM, O ’Connor RC.
Efforts to help community-based organizations (CBOs) develop interventions that reduce prejudice within the workplace and during service provision can be informed by social psychological prejudice reduction techniques, which tend to be successful in contro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A novel tool for evaluating occupational health and safety performance in small and medium-sized enterprises: the case of the Quebec forestry/pulp and paper industry - Tremblay A, Badri A.
Efforts to prevent work-related injuries have met with tangible success in industrialized countries. In Quebec, workplace accidents and occupational illness have declined sharply since the end of the 1990s. However, there is still considerable room for imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Update on the epidemiology of scorpion envenomation in the south of Tunisia - Chakroun-Walha O, Karray R, Jerbi M, Nasri A, Issaoui F, Amine BR, Bahloul M, Bouaziz M, Ksibi H, Rekik N.
INTRODUCTION: Scorpion envenomation is still a frequent occurance in tropical and subtropical regions. In Tunisia, multiple studies on scorpion envenoming have contributed to an improved understanding of cardiac dysfunction and factors predictive of poor p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The interaction of extremist propaganda and anger as predictors of violent responses - Shortland N, Nader E, Imperillo N, Ross K, Dmello J.
In this study, and with a view to extending upon existing findings on the effects of general violent media on violent cognitions, we experimentally measured the relationship between exposure to extremist propaganda and violent cognitions. Our results count... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Promoting sustainable travel behaviour through the use of smartphone applications: a review and development of a conceptual model - Andersson A, Winslott Hiselius L, Adell E.
The negative effects of transport in terms of pollution, congestion and climate change has urged the need for higher shares of cleaner and more efficient modes of transport, especially in urban settings. While new technology can solve some of these issues,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

"More closeted than gayness itself": the depiction of same-sex couple violence in newspaper media - Estes ML, Webber GR.
Same-sex intimate partner violence (IPV) lacks mainstream news media coverage. News media report on those stories that are most prominent, and these stories are often shaped and presented within a White, heterosexual, upper-class, male framework. This fram... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

"Killed out of love": a frame analysis of domestic violence coverage in Hong Kong - Hern ández M.
A frame analysis was conducted on a Hong Kong newspaper to determine whether news coverage of female fatalities at the hands of their intimate partners was reported in conventional domestic violence ways or if there were culture-specific explanations. Over... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Understanding the role of equity in active transportation planning in the United States - Lee RJ, Sener IN, Jones SN.
Active transportation modes are increasingly being acknowledged for their individual and societal benefits. As a result, funding for pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure in the United States has increased substantially in recent years. However, pedestrian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The psychology of the politics of rape: political ideology, moral foundations, and attitudes toward rape - Barnett MD, Hilz EN.
Previous research has found that conservatives and liberals emphasize different moral foundations. The purpose of these two studies was to investigate whether moral foundations mediate the relationship between political ideology and attitudes toward rape a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The prevalence of sexual revictimization: a meta-analytic review - Walker HE, Freud JS, Ellis RA, Fraine SM, Wilson LC.
The literature consistently demonstrates evidence that child sexual abuse survivors are at greater risk of victimization later in life than the general population. This phenomenon is called sexual revictimization. Although this finding is robust, there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The interaction between observer sex and sexual identity on attributions of blame with a heterosexual female victim - Diamond-Welch BK, Mann O, Bass ML, Tollini C.
This article examines the difference in blame attribution between men and women, heterosexuals and homosexuals, and heterosexual males, heterosexual females, gay males, and lesbians in response to a vignette depicting the acquaintance rape of a heterosexua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Relationship (a)symmetries and violence: comparing intimates and nonpartners - Griffiths E, Yule C, Gartner R.
Violence between social equals differs in character from violence between persons in asymmetrical relationships. Specifically, issues of contention motivating violence vary by the relative status of opponents, such that violence over symbolic issues is mor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Rape aggression defense: unique self-efficacy benefits for survivors of sexual trauma - Pinciotti CM, Orcutt HK.
Self-defense training is consistently linked to psychological benefits for survivors of sexual trauma, yet little is known about how training may uniquely benefit survivors compared with their nonsurvivor peers enrolled in the same course. Path analysis wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Process versus personal accidents within sociotechnical systems: loss of control of process versus personal energy? - Leclercq S, Morel G, Chauvin C.
Process safety and personal safety are often distinguished in literature and practice despite an acknowledged advantage in their integration. Degree of damage and type of hazard are advanced as factors that distinguish process and personal accidents. A dam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prison homicide: an extension of violent criminal careers? - Reidy TJ, Sorensen JR, Bonner HS.
This study investigated prison homicide perpetrators through the lens of the career criminal perspective. Prison homicide, while a rare event, has critical implications for the prison environment. Despite its importance as a form of institutional violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prediction in a risk analysis context: implications for selecting a risk perspective in practical applications - Goerlandt F, Reniers G.
Recently, there have been several calls for increased attention to foundational issues in risk analysis, addressing issues like terminology, principles and theories. An important foundational issue is the appropriateness of different concepts and perspecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Power imbalance between supply vessels and offshore installations may impede the communication of safety issues - S ætrevik B, Ghanonisaber S, Lunde GE.
The power relationships between collaborators may affect communication in safety-critical industries, thus leading to inaccurate or unreliable representations of risks. We interviewed the bridge crew of nine offshore supply vessels (22 informants) about is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Pathways to police contact for spousal violence survivors: the role of individual and neighborhood factors in survivors' reporting behaviors - Barrett BJ, Peirone A, Cheung CH, Habibov N.
Rational choice theory proposes that spousal violence survivors engage in a cost-benefit analysis when determining whether to contact the police in the aftermath of violence. Feminist intersectional frameworks contend that the perceived costs and benefits ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

On lethal interactions: differences between expressive and instrumental homicides in Mexico City - Meneses-Reyes R, Quintana-Navarrete M.
Research on violence in Mexico and Latin America suggests that, in part, due to state attempts to fight organized crime and the widespread availability of firearms, violence and homicides in general have experienced a recent shift from expressive to instru... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Male IPV perpetrator's perspectives on intervention and change: a systematic synthesis of qualitative studies - McGinn T, McColgan M, Taylor B.
OBJECTIVE: To add to our understanding of change processes by analyzing perpetrators' perspectives on intervention. METHOD: Fourteen databases were searched and 27 articles reporting relevant qualitative findings were identified. Analytic coding wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Internet facilitated rape: a multivariate model of offense behavior - Almond L, McManus MA, Chatterton H.
Recent statistics report a significant increase in individuals reporting they have been raped by a stranger whom they have met through the Internet (Internet facilitated rape [IFR]). Previous literature has primarily focused on child victims; hence, the ov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news