Whether at home, at school, or in the community, exposure to violence raises concerns about not just the potential for physical harm, but also the longer-term developmental and mental health risks for children.
This study evaluates associations of commonly co-occurring childhood adversities with physical violence in dating relationships to identify potential strategies for refining and targeting dating violence prevention programmes.
In recent years, new data have appeared, further suggesting the utility of cognitive-behavioral interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) subsequent to sexual assault. In this article, we present a model of cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) for PTSD in rape survivors.
Associate Director, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Social Scientist
Education Ph.D. in cultural anthropology, University of Virginia; M.S. in systems analysis and management, The George Washington University; B.A. in cultural anthropology, University of Virginia