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2013-10-21 23:02:07

Domestic violence agency asks Dutchess County teens, “How messed up is your relationship?” Poughkeepsie, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency which provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of domestic violence and their children, announced the launch of a social media campaign which teaches teens about healthy relationships. “Sadly, one in three teens have been in an abusive relationship,”...

2013-10-15 23:01:14

To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 To bring awareness to domestic violence, Union College will host an event later this month featuring a survivor and her story. The event, “Conversations With a Survivor,” will be Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Patridge Campus Center, conference rooms A, B and C on Union’s campus. There will be a dinner beginning at 6 p.m.,...

2013-10-09 11:37:17

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers have identified a promising screening tool to detect intimate partner violence (IPV) in females in the VA Boston Healthcare System. The findings, which appear in the current issue of Journal of General Internal Medicine, accurately detected 78 percent of women identified as abused within the past year by a more comprehensive and behaviorally specific scale. IPV is a major public health issue, particularly among women receiving medical...

2013-10-08 10:37:32

Data will inform policy and programs to help health care providers best detect and respond to intimate partner violence among women veterans A new study, published in Springer’s Journal of Family Violence, casts light on how health care providers respond to the emotional, sexual and physical violence that female veterans sometimes experience at the hands of their intimate partners. According to the research group, this type of abuse can be common in the lives of women veterans and there...


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