This article discusses the connection between sexual assault and eating disorders. Though eating disorders have complex roots and triggers, professinals often hear that sexual assault acts as a catalyst for developing an eating disorder (2014).
Traumatic events, especially those involving violence between people, have been found to be significant risk factors for the development of a variety of psychiatric disorders, including eating disorders—particularly those involving bulimic symptoms, such as binge eating and purging (2017).
RAICES promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas.
The NNIRR works to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status.
This website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, provides resources and services for individuals diagnosed with PTSD (2019).
This advocacy-focused webinar, hosted by ASISTA, seeks to identify special immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; and how to prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors (2017).
The Lethality Assessment Program: Which Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Are Most Likely to Participate?
This paper analyzes the differential use of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) across female survivors of IPV in four police jurisdictions in Oklahoma (2016).
This article focuses on Hispanic and Latino immigrant populations, and the barriers they face in domestic violence disputes, including language differences, financial dependence, and social isolation (2018).
Protection orders & intimate partner violence: An 18-month study of 150 black, hispanic, & white women
This study comments on the perceived effectiveness of protective orders among black, hispanic, and white women. The results show significant decreases in threats of assault, stalking, and worksite harassment over time among all women, regardless of receipt of a protection order (2004).
Although calling the police is a common stategy used to help abused women, it is not usually deemed the most effective. This paper seeks to identify the strenghts of the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP), and its effectiveness in police-responder intervention (July 2014).