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 article examines the relationship between childhood abuse and eating disorders. Treatment for someone who has an eating disorder and is also a survivor of abuse must take all issues into account (2020).
Preventing & responding to domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) communities
LGBTQ survivors face significant barriers to accessing services, and also experience high rates of violence. This collection of resources draws from the work of U.S. leaders who focus specifically on the issue of domestic violence within the LGBTQ community (2019).
This paper examines how officers think about domestic violence situations, as well as how they interpret conflicting stories to arrive at their decisions regarding whether and whom to arrest (Uploaded 2020).
This article examines the prevalence of rape and assault among Native American and Alaskan women (2016).
This site contains information from the Office of Indian Tribal Governments, which has identified various abuses and schemes that cause financial risk to the tribes and their tribal members (2019).
This webpage examines the correlation between intimate partner violence, mental illness, and suicidality among men, women, and children (Uploaded 2020).
This website offers various resources for Deaf survivors of domestic and sexual violence (Uploaded 2020).
This article discusses obstacles to reporting sexual assault in rural areas and the need for more research concerning sexual assault in these communities (2009).
This article discusses the unnecessary, violent procedures used during childbirth, resulting in decreased agency for patients and the delivery of lower-quality care (2018).