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Publications: NIJ Research in Brief

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Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings (June 2013)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 40 pages, NCJ 241731.
This report discusses findings from two NIJ studies of elder abuse in domestic settings. Compared to other areas of family violence, elder abuse has lagged in theory development and relied more on adapting existing theories from other fields. The authors describe the findings from the two studies in this context, emphasizing the importance of developing new theories of elder abuse and of looking critically at current theories to increase our understanding and guide future research.
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Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Violence Against Women: Identifying Risk Factors, Research in Brief (November 2004)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 16 pages, NCJ 197019.
This NIJ Research in Brief addresses whether sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence are risk factors for becoming a victim of violence against women as an adult.
Abstract | PDF
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims, Research in Brief (September 2001)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 6 pages, NCJ 188564.
This NIJ Research in Brief outlines how health care providers can improve the admissibility of evidence and strengthen the case of domestic violence victims by keeping well-documented medical records.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence: New Evidence From the Spouse Assault Replication Program, Research in Brief (July 2001)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 15 pages, NCJ 188199.
This report details a multisite analysis designed to determine whether arrest was more effective at reducing subsequent domestic assault than therapeutic methods, such as on-scene counseling or temporary separation. Results revealed that arrest was associated with less repeat offending.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Stalking in America: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey (1998)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 19 pages, NCJ 169592.
This Research in Brief presents data from the first-ever national study on stalking and addresses questions related to the prevalence of stalking.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Managing Adult Sex Offenders in the Community: A Containment Approach, Research in Brief (January 1997)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 12 pages, NCJ 163387.
This NIJ Brief discusses results of a national telephone survey identifying how probation and parole agencies managed adult sex offenders and a description of a model management process for containing sex offenders serving community sentences.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse--Later Criminal Consequences, Research in Brief (1995)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 8 pages, NCJ 151525.
This NIJ Research in Brief examines the criminal consequences in adulthood of a particular type of childhood victimization: sexual abuse.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
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Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings (June 2013)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 40 pages, NCJ 241731.
This report discusses findings from two NIJ studies of elder abuse in domestic settings. Compared to other areas of family violence, elder abuse has lagged in theory development and relied more on adapting existing theories from other fields. The authors describe the findings from the two studies in this context, emphasizing the importance of developing new theories of elder abuse and of looking critically at current theories to increase our understanding and guide future research.
Abstract | PDF
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Violence Against Women: Identifying Risk Factors, Research in Brief (November 2004)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 16 pages, NCJ 197019.
This NIJ Research in Brief addresses whether sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence are risk factors for becoming a victim of violence against women as an adult.
Abstract | PDF
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims, Research in Brief (September 2001)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 6 pages, NCJ 188564.
This NIJ Research in Brief outlines how health care providers can improve the admissibility of evidence and strengthen the case of domestic violence victims by keeping well-documented medical records.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Effects of Arrest on Intimate Partner Violence: New Evidence From the Spouse Assault Replication Program, Research in Brief (July 2001)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 15 pages, NCJ 188199.
This report details a multisite analysis designed to determine whether arrest was more effective at reducing subsequent domestic assault than therapeutic methods, such as on-scene counseling or temporary separation. Results revealed that arrest was associated with less repeat offending.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Stalking in America: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey (1998)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 19 pages, NCJ 169592.
This Research in Brief presents data from the first-ever national study on stalking and addresses questions related to the prevalence of stalking.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Managing Adult Sex Offenders in the Community: A Containment Approach, Research in Brief (January 1997)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 12 pages, NCJ 163387.
This NIJ Brief discusses results of a national telephone survey identifying how probation and parole agencies managed adult sex offenders and a description of a model management process for containing sex offenders serving community sentences.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse--Later Criminal Consequences, Research in Brief (1995)
NIJ, Summary, NIJ Research in Brief, 8 pages, NCJ 151525.
This NIJ Research in Brief examines the criminal consequences in adulthood of a particular type of childhood victimization: sexual abuse.
Abstract | PDF | TEXT
Part Of the NIJ Research in Brief Series
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