Applying the theory of planned behavior to reporting of forced sex by African-American college women

Forced sex is a public health issue affecting many college women. Despite physical and mental health consequences, and multiple prevention programs on college campuses, most sexual violence goes unreported (Fisher, Daigle, Cullen, & Turner, 2003). The purpose of this research was to determine the significant attitudes and beliefs that are associated with reporting of forced sexual experiences.

Talking about talk: The Experiences of Boys who Survived Intraparental Homicide

This article describes the experiences of men who experienced intraparental homicide (one parent killing the other parent) when they were boys. Twenty-one men were interviewed twice and data were analyzed using a hermeneutic approach. In this article we examine a topic that emerged as a core problem for these men, specifically, how they talked (or did not talk) about the homicide. Understanding intraparental homicide may provide information to guardians and professionals about what some male children need after such an event.

Dating Violence: Comparing Victims Who Are Also Perpetrators With Victims Who Are Not

Dating violence is accepted as bi-directional with both genders as victims and perpetrators. While researchers have studied perpetration and victimization, limited research has explored differences in young women who are victims and perpetrators with those who are victims only. This study compares injury and mental health symptoms of victims who reported perpetrating violence with victims who did not.

Violence education in nursing: critical reflection

Violence against women is a major public health concern. This paper describes an educational strategy to increase nursing students’ understanding of the experience of violence and to foster recognition and intervention with victims of violence. Students in an elective course were asked to critically reflect on the personal stories of victims/survivors of violence.

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