This BWJP webinar focuses on how sexual violence manifests in cyberspace, including non-consensual distribution of pornography and sextortion (2019).
This article discusses the prevalence of suicidality among survivors of sexual assault, and provides risks and warning signs (2018).
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children witnessing domestic violence: A systematic review
This review focuses on the effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to reduce PTSD symptoms in children. The study describes the limitations and recommendations for future research on these methods (2016).
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).
This research provides statistics on the prevalence of domestic abuse in military families. Data includes PTSD rates, monthly compensation, and active-duty abuse experiences (2016).
The Rural Behavior Webinar Series provides resources and information on how to approach mental health in rural communities, and the obstacles that plague that demographic (2019).
This document provides recommendations for suicide prevention hotlines on how to prepare their organizations to respond to IPV, and practical suggestions and tools for crisis line staff on screening, risk assessment, safety planning, and referral for callers who are experiencing IPV (2018).
This website offers a graphic detailing the intersection of institutional violence and violence against women, as it pertains to obstetric violence. The site also details patterns of obstetric violence, and statistics from several countries (2014).
NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on all mental disorders, and seeks to pave the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.