Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships


Center faculty publish research findings in a wide variety of scholarly journals. Publications from 2010 to the present are listed below. Links are included when allowed by copyright. If you want a copy of an article that does not have a link, you can request a copy by sending an email to ortnercenter@upenn.edu 




Berk RA, Sorenson SB. An algorithmic approach to forecasting rare violent events: An illustration based in intimate partner violence perpetration. Criminology & Public Policy, October 2019, in press.


Bicchieri C, Dimant E. Nudging with care: The risks and benefits of social information. Public Choice, 2019; 

doi: 10.1007/s11127-019-00684-6


Bicchieri C, Dimant E, Gachter S, Nosenzo D. Social proximity and the evolution of norm compliance. Working paper posted online March 2019.


Brumley LD, Brumley BP, Jaffee SR. Comparing cumulative index and factor analytic approaches to measuring maltreatment in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. Child Abuse and Neglect. 2019; 87: 65-76.


Cardoso LF, Sorenson SB, Webb O, Landers S. Recent and emerging technologies: Implications for women’s safety. Technology in Society, 58: article 101108. 


Forke CM, Catallozzi M, Localio AR, Grisso JA, Wiebe DJ, Fein JA. Intergenerational effects of witnessing domestic violence: Health of the witnesses and their children. Preventive Medicine Reports, 2019; 15: article 100942.


Forke CM, Myers RK, Localio AR, Wiebe DJ, Fein JA, Grisso JA, Catallozzi M. Intimate partner violence: Childhood witnessing and subsequent experiences of college undergraduates. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, posted online July 2019.


Greeson JKP, Treglia D, Wolfe DS, Wasch S, Gelles RJ. Child welfare characteristics in a sample of youth involved in commercial sex: An exploratory study. Child Abuse and Neglect; 2019; 94:104038.


Jaffee SR. Lead exposure and child maltreatment as models for how to conceptualize early-in-life risk factors for violence. Infant Mental Health Journal. 2019; 40(1): 23-38.


Keshet H, Foa EB, Gilboa-Schechtman E. Women's self-perceptions in the aftermath of trauma: The role of trauma-centrality and trauma-type. Psychological Trauma. 2019;11(5):542-550.


Kim SK,Teitelman AM, Muecke M, D’Antonio P.,Stringer M, Grisso J.A. The perspectives of volunteer counselors of Korean immigrant women experiencing intimate partner violence. Issues in Mental Health Nursing.  2019; 39,(10): 888-895.


Masin-Moyer M, Engstrom M, Solomon P. A comparative effectiveness study of a shortened trauma recovery empowerment model and an attachment-informed adaptation. Violence Against Women, posted online April 2019. 


Schut RA, Sorenson SB, Gelles RJ. Police response to violence and conflict between parents and their minor childrenJournal of Family Violence, posted online July 2019.


Sinko L, Burns CJ, O’Halloran S, Arnault DS. Trauma recovery is cultural: Understanding shared and different healing themes in Irish and American survivors of genderbased violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence .2019. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519829284


Sinko L, Munro-Kramer M, Conley T, Burns.CJ, Saint Arnault D. Healing is not linear: Understanding the day-to-day healing processes of female survivors of undergraduate unwanted sexual experiences. Journal of Community Psychology. 2019. doi: 10.1002/jcop.22280


Sinko L, Saint Arnault D. Finding the strength to heal: Understanding recovery after gender-based violence.Violence Against Women, 2019. doi:  1077801219885185.


Small D, Sorenson SB, Berk RA. After the gun: Examining police visits and intimate partner violence following incidents involving a firearm. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2019, 42:591–602.


Sommers MS, Regueira Y, Tiller DA, Everett JS, Brown K, Brignone E, Fargo JD. Understanding rates of genital-anal injury: Role of skin color and skin biomechanics. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2019; 66: 120-128.


Whittaker J, Kellom K, Matone M, Cronholm P. A community capitals framework for identifying rural adaptation in maternal-child home visiting. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Posted online July 2019. 


Wright EN, Hanlon A, Lozano A, Teitelman AM. The impact of intimate partner violence, depressive symptoms, alcohol dependence, and perceived stress on 30-year cardiovascular disease risk among young adult women: A multiple mediation analysis. Preventive Medicine. 2019; 121: 47-54. 


Xue J, Chen, Gelles R. Using data mining techniques to examine domestic violence topics on Twitter 

Violence and Gender, 2019; 6(2): 105-114.


Xue J, Fang G, Huang H, Cui N, Rhodes KV, Gelles R. Rape myths and the cross-cultural adaptation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale in China. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2019; 34(7):1428-1460. 


Xue J, Macropol K, Jia Y, Zhu T, Gelles R. Harnessing big data for social justice: An exploration of violence against women‐related conversations on Twitter, Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, posted online June 2019.





Akinbiyi T, Langston E, Percec I. Female genital mutilation reconstruction for plastic surgeons -- A call to arms. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2018;6(11):e1945. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001945.


Barchi F, Winter SC, Dougherty D, Ramaphane P, Solomon PL. The association of depressive symptoms and intimate partner violence against women in northwestern Botswana. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. posted online August 2018. doi: 10:886260518792986.


Cronholm PF, Dichter ME. The need for systems of care and a trauma-informed approach to intimate partner violence. American Family Physician. 2018; 97(11): Online.


de Alwis RS (ed.). Making Laws, Breaking Silence: Case Studies from the Field. 2018.


de Alwis RS. Women’s human rights and migration: Sex-selective abortion laws in the United States and India, Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and Law, 2018.


de Alwis RS. Martin AM. 'Long past time': CEDAW ratification in the United States. Journal of Law and Public Affairs. 2018; 3: 16.


Dichter ME, Sorrentino AE, Haywood TN, Bellamy SL, Medvedeva E, Roberts CB, Iverson KM. Women's 

healthcare utilization following routine screening for past-year intimate partner violence in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2018, 33(6), 936-941.


Dichter ME, Thomas KA, Crits-Christoph P, Ogden SN, Rhodes KV. Coercive control in intimate partner violence: Relationship with women’s experience of violence, use of violence, and danger. Psychology of Violence. 2018, 8(5), 596-604. 


Dichter ME, Wagner C, True G. Women veterans’ experiences of intimate partner violence and sexual assault in the context of military service: Implications for supporting women’s health and well-being. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2018; 33(6),843-864.


Iverson KM, Sorrentino AE, Bellamy SL, Grillo AR, Haywood TN, Medvedeva E, Roberts RB, Dichter ME. Adoption, penetration, and effectiveness of a secondary risk screener for intimate partner violence: Evidence to inform screening practices in integrated care settings. General Hospital Psychiatry, March–April 2018, 51: 79-84


Jaffee SR, et al.  Childhood maltreatment predicts poor economic and educational outcomes in the transition to adulthood. American Journal of Public Health, 2018; 108:1142–1147   


Jemmott JB, Jemott LS, O’Leary A, Ngwane ZP, Teitelman AM, Makiwane MB, Bellamy SL. Effect of a behavioral intervention on perpetrating and experiencing forced sex among South African adolescents:  A secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial. JAMA Network Open, 2018; 1(4):e181213. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1213


Kageyama M, Solomon P, Yokoyama K, Nakamura Y, Kobayashi S, Fujii C. Violence towards family caregivers by their relative with schizophrenia in Japan. Psychiatric Quarterly. 2018; 89(2): 329-340.


Kageyama M, Solomon P. Post-traumatic stress disorder in parents of patients with schizophrenia following familial violence. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6): e0198164.


Kim SK, Teitelman AM, Muecke M, D'Antonio P, Stringer M, Grisso JA. The perspectives of volunteer counselors of Korean immigrant women experiencing intimate partner violence. Issues in Mental Health Nursing. 2018; 39(10): 888-895.


Labrum T, Solomon PL. Elder mistreatment perpetrators with substance abuse and/or mental health

conditions: Results from the National Elder Mistreatment Study. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2018; 89(1): 117-1287.


Montgomery AE, Butler  A, Cusack MC, Bellamy SL, Medvedeva E, Roberts CB., Dichter ME. Recent intimate partner violence and housing instability among women veterans. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2018; 54: 584-590.


Sorenson SB, Schut RA. Nonfatal gun use in intimate partner violence: a systematic review of the literature. Trauma Violence & Abuse. 2018; 19(4):431-442.


Sorenson SB, Spear D. New data on intimate partner violence and intimate relationships: Implications for gun laws and federal data collection. Preventive Medicine, 2018; 107:103-108,  



Washio Y, Novack Wright E, Davis-Vogel A, Chittams J, Anagnostopulos C, Kilby LM, Teitelman AM. Prior exposure to intimate partner violence associated with less HIV testing among young women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2018: 886260518768564. doi: 10.1177/0886260518768564.


Wright EN, Hanlon A, Lozano A, Teitelman AM. The association between intimate partner violence and 30-year cardiovascular disease risk among young adult women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, posted online December 2018.



Jaffee, S. R. Child maltreatment and risk for psychopathology. In T. Beauchaine & S. Hinshaw (Eds.), Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (3rd edition). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Jan 2017


Cardoso LG, Sorenson SB. Violence against women and household ownership of radios, computers, and

phones in 20 countries. American Journal of Public Health. 2017; 107(7):1175–1181.


Chang C, Kaczkurkin AN, McLean CP, Foa EB. Emotion regulation is associated with PTSD and depression among female adolescent survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Psychological Trauma. 2017 Jul 6. 10(3), 319-326, doi: 10.1037/tra0000306.


Chang CS, Low DW, Percec I. Female genital mutilation reconstruction: A preliminary report. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2017; 38(8):942-946. https://doi.org/10.1093/asj/sjx045


Chen FR, Rothman EF, Jaffee SR. Early puberty, friendship group characteristics, and dating abuse in US girls. Pediatrics. 2017; 139(6): 1-9..


Crush E, Arseneault L, Jaffee SR, Danese A, Fisher HL. Protective factors for psychotic symptoms among

poly-victimized children. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2017 Aug 31. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbx111. [Epub ahead of print]


Dichter ME, Butler A, Bellamy S, Medvedeva E, Roberts CB, Iverson KM. Disproportionate mental health burden associated with past-year intimate partner violence among women receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 2017; 30: 555-563.


Dichter ME, Haywood TN, Butler AE, Bellamy SL, Iverson KM. Intimate partner violence screening in the Veterans Health Administration: Demographic and military service characteristics. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017; 52(6): 761-768.  doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.01.003


Dichter ME, Wagner C, Borrero S, Broyles L, Montgomery AE. Intimate partner violence, unhealthy alcohol use, and housing instability among women veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Psychological Services, 2017 May; 14(2): 246-249. doi: 10.1037/ser0000132.


Foa EB, Asnaani A, Zang Y, Capaldi S, Yeh R. Psychometrics of the Child PTSD Symptom Scale for DSM-5 for trauma-exposed children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 18: 1-9. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2017.1350962. [Epub ahead of print]


Gelles RJ. Out of harm’s way: Creating an effective child welfare system. Oxford University Press, 2017.


Jaffee SR, Takizawa R, Merrick M, Arseneault L. Buffering effects of safe, supportive, and nurturing relationships among women with childhood histories of maltreatment. Psychological Medicine, 2017 Nov;47(15):2628-2639. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717001027


Jaffee SR. Child maltreatment and risk for psychopathology in childhood and adulthood. Annual Review Clinical Psycholology, 2017 May 8;13:525-551. doi: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-032816-045005.


Kim T, Draucker CB, Bradway C, Grisso JA, Sommers MS. Somos Hermanas Del Mismo Dolor (We Are Sisters of the Same Pain): intimate partner sexual violence narratives among Mexican immigrant women in the United States. Violence Against Women. 2017; 23(5):623–642.


Labrum T. Factors related to abuse of older persons by relatives with psychiatric disordersArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2017;68:126-134.


Labrum TK, Solomon PL. Rates of victimization of violence committed by relatives with psychiatric disorders. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2017; 32(19): 2955-2974.


Labrum T, Solomon PL. Elder mistreatment perpetrators with substance abuse and/or mental health

conditions: Results from the National Elder Mistreatment Study. Psychiatric Quarterly, 2017 May 23. doi: 10.1007/s11126-017-9513-z. [Epub ahead of print]


Regier PS, Monge ZA, Franklin TR, Wetherill RR, Teitelman AM, Jagannathan K, et al. Emotional, physical and sexual abuse are associated with a heightened limbic response to cocaine cues. Addiction Biology. 2017 Nov;22(6):1768-177. doi: 10.1111/adb.12445.


Sorenson SB. Guns in intimate partner violence: Comparing incidents by type of weapon. Journal of Women’s Health (Larchmt). 2017 Mar;26(3):249-258.


Teitelman AM, Bellamy SL, Jemmott JB 3rd, Icard L, O'Leary A, Ali S, Ngwane Z, Makiwane M. Childhood sexual abuse and sociodemographic factors prospectively associated with intimate partner violence perpetration among South African heterosexual men. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2017;51(2):170-178.




Beach SR, Carpenter CR, Rosen T, Sharps P, Gelles R. Screening and detection of elder abuse: Research opportunities and lessons learned from emergency geriatric care, intimate partner violence, and child abuse. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. 2016; 28(4-5): 185-216.


Berk RA, Sorenson SB, Barnes G. Forecasting domestic violence: A machine learning approach to help inform arraignment decisions. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2016; 13(1): 94-115.


Bicchieri C. Norms in the wild: How to diagnose, measure, and change social norms. Oxford University Press, 2016.


Capaldi S, Asnaani A, Zandberg LJ, Carpenter JK, Foa EB. Therapeutic alliance during prolonged exposure versus client-centered therapy for adolescent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2016 Oct;72(10):1026-36.


De Jongh A, Resick PA, Zoellner LA, van Minnen A, Lee CW, Monson CM, Foa EB, Wheeler K, Broeke ET, Feeny N, Rauch SA, Chard KM, Mueser KT, Sloan DM, van der Gaag M, Rothbaum BO, Neuner F, de Roos C, Hehenkamp LM, Rosner R, Bicanic IA. Critical analysis of the current treatment guidelines for complex PTSD in adults. Depression & Anxiety. 2016 May;33:359-69. doi: 10.1002/da.22469. Epub 2016 Feb 3.


de Silva de Alwis R, Jaising I. The role of personal laws in creating a second sex. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics. 2016; 48(4): 1085-1104.


Dichter ME, Wagner C, True G. Women veterans' experiences of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual assault in the context of military service: implications for supporting women's health and well-being. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2016 Sep 20. 


Engstrom, M, Winham, KM, & Gilbert, L. Types and characteristics of childhood sexual abuse: How do they matter in HIV sexual risk behaviors among women in methadone treatment in New York City? Substance Use & Misuse, 2016; 51:3, 277-294.


Gelles RJ. Intimate violence and abuse in families. (4th ed.), Oxford University Press, 2016.


Iverson KM, Stirman SW, Street AE, Gerber MR, Carpenter SL, Dichter ME, Bair-Merritt M, Vogt D. Female veterans' preferences for counseling related to intimate partner violence: Informing patient-centered interventions. General Hospital Psychiatry. 2016 May-Jun;40:33-8. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.03.


Kageyama M, Solomon P, Kita S, Nagata S, Yokoyama K, Nakamura Y, Kobayashi S, Fujii C. Factors related to physical violence experienced by parents of persons with schizophrenia in Japan. Psychiatry Research. 2016;243:439-45.


Kageyama M, Solomon P, Yokoyama K. Psychological distress and violence towards parents of patients with schizophrenia. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. 2016;30(5):614-9.


Kimerling R, Iverson KM, Dichter ME, Rodriguez AL, Wong A, Pavao J. Prevalence of intimate partner violence among women veterans who utilize Veterans Health Administration Primary Care. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016;31(8):888-94.


Labrum T, Solomon PL. Acts of weapon threat and use against family members by persons with psychiatric disorders. Violence and Gender. 2016, 3(2): 89-91.


Labrum T, Solomon PL. Factors associated with family violence by persons with psychiatric disorders. Psychiatry Research. 2016;244:171-8.


Labrum T, Walk M, Solomon PL. Measuring limit-setting practices used by family members towards relatives with psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric Quarterly. 2016;87(3): 465-77.


Teitelman AM, Jemmott III, JB, Bellamy SL, Icard, LD, O’Leary A, Heeren GA, Ngwane Z. Ratcliffe SJ.  Partner violence, power and gender differences in South African adolescents’ HIV/STI behaviors. Health Psychology. 2016; 35(7): 751–760.  doi: 10.1037/hea0000351


Thomas KA, Sorenson SB, Joshi M. "Consent is good, joyous, sexy": A banner campaign to market consent to college students. Journal of American College Health. 2016; 64(8):639-650.


Thulin EW, Bicchieri C. I’m so angry I could help you: Moral outrage as a driver of victim compensation.

Social Philosophy & Policy, 2016, 32: 146-160.


Wade R Jr, Cronholm PF, Fein JA, Forke CM, Davis MB, Harkins-Schwarz M, Pachter LM, Bair-Merritt MH. Household and community-level Adverse Childhood Experiences and adult health outcomes in a diverse urban population. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2016;52:135-45. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.11.021.


Xue J, Fang G, Huang H, Cui N, Rhodes KV, Gelles R. Rape myths and the cross-cultural adaptation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale in China. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2016 5. [Epub ahead of print].


Cerulli C, Kothari C, Dichter M, Marcus S, Kim TK, Wiley J, Rhodes KV. Help-seeking patterns among women experiencing intimate partner violence: Do they forgo the criminal justice system if their adjudication wishes are not met? Violence & Victims, 2015; 30(1): 16-31.


Cerulli C, Trabold N, Kothari CL, Dichter ME, Raimondi C, Lucas J, et al. In our voice: Survivors’ recommendations for change. Journal of Family Violence, 2015; 30(1): 75-83.


Cronholm PF, Forke CM, Wade R, Bair-Merritt MH, Davis M, Harkins-Schwarz M, Pachter LM, Fein JA. Adverse Childhood Experiences: Expanding the concept of adversity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2015 Sep;49(3):354-61.


de Silva de Alwis R, Klugman J. Freedom from violence and the law: a global perspective in light of the Chinese domestic violence law, 2015. University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law. 2015 Nov;37(1):1-52.


Dichter ME, True G. “This is the story of why my military career ended before it should have:” Premature separation from military service among U.S. women veteransAFFILIA: Women and Social Work, 2015; 30(2): 187-199.


Dichter ME, Wagner C, Goldberg EB, Iverson KM. Intimate partner violence detection and care in the Veterans Health Administration: Patient and provider perspectives. Women's Health Issues, 2015; 25(5): 555-560.


Dichter ME, Wagner C, True G. Timing of intimate partner violence in relationship to military service among women veterans. Military Medicine, 2015; 180(11): 1124-1127. 


Gelles RJ, Wolfe DS. Social policy, child abuse and neglect, and forensic psychiatry. In Sadoff R (Ed.) The evolution of forensic psychiatry: History, current developments, future directions. (pp. 117-125) Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2015.


Hamberger LK, Rhodes K, Brown J. Screening and intervention for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings: Creating sustainable system-level programs. Journal of Women’s Health (Larchmt). 2015 Jan;24(1):86-91. 


Iverson KM, Vogt D, Dichter ME, Carpenter SL, Kimerling R, Street AE, Gerber MR. Intimate partner violence and current mental health needs among female veterans. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 2015; 28(6): 772-776.  


Kageyama M, Yokoyama K, Nagata S, Kita S, Nakamura Y, Kobayashi S, Solomon P. Rate of family violence among patients with schizophrenia in Japan. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2015; 27(6): 652-660. 


Labrum T, Solomon PL. Physical elder abuse perpetrated by relatives with serious mental illness: A preliminary conceptual social–ecological model. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 2015.


Labrum T, Solomon PL, Bressi SK. Physical, financial, and psychological abuse committed against older women by relatives with psychiatric disorders: Extent of the problem. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2015; 27(4-5): 377-391.


Rhodes KV, Rodgers M, Sommers M, Hanlon A, Chittams J, Doyle A, Datner E, Crits-Christoph P. Brief motivational intervention for intimate partner violence and heavy drinking in the emergency department: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 2015; 314(5): 466-77. 


Schiff M, Nacasch N, Levit S, Katz N, Foa EB. Prolonged exposure for treating PTSD among female methadone patients who were survivors of sexual abuse in Israel. Social Work & Health Care. 2015; 54(8): 687-707. 


Schnyder U, Ehlers A, Elbert T, Foa EB, Gersons PR, Resick PA,Shapiro F, Cloitre M. Psychotherapies for PTSD: what do they have in common? European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2015; 6: 10.3402/ejpt.v6.28186. 


Volpe EM, Quinn CR, Resch K, Sommers MS, Wieling E, Cerulli C. Narrative exposure therapy: A proposed model to address intimate partner violence-related PTSD in parenting and pregnant adolescents. Family & Community Health. 2015 Sep 29. 


Winham, KM, Engstrom, M, Golder, S, Renn, T, Higgins, GE, & Logan, TK, Childhood victimization, attachment, psychological distress, and substance use among women on probation and parole. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry2015; 85:2, 145-158. 




Bair-Merritt MH, Lewis-O’Connor A, Goel S, Amato P, Ismailji T, Jelley M, Lenahan P, Cronholm P. Primary care–based interventions for intimate partner violence: A systematic reviewAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2014; 46(2): 188-194.


Cerulli C, Bossarte R, Dichter ME. Exploring intimate partner violence status among male veterans and associated health outcomes. American Journal of Men’s Health, 2014; 8: 66-73. 


Cerulli C, Kothari CL, Dichter, ME, Rhodes KV. Victim participation in intimate partner violence prosecution: Implications for safety. Violence Against Women 2014; 20(5): 539-560. 


Cronholm PF, Singh V, Fogarty CT, Ambuel B. Trends in violence education in family medicine residency curricula. Family Medicine, 2014; 46(8): 620-625.


Dichter ME, Marcus SC, Wagner C, Bonomi AE. Associations between psychological, physical, and sexual intimate partner violence and health outcomes among women veteran VA patients. Social Work in Mental Health, 2014; 12: 411-428.


Gerber M, Iverson K, Dichter ME, Klap R, Latta R. Women veterans and intimate partner violence: Current state of knowledge and future directions. Journal of Women’s Health, 2014; 23: 302-309. 


Icard LD, Jemmott,John B., I.,II, Teitelman A, O’Leary A, Heeren GA. Mediation effects of problem drinking and marijuana use on HIV sexual risk behaviors among childhood sexually abused South African heterosexual men. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2014; 38(2): 234-242.


McLean CP, Morris SH, Conklin P, Jayawickreme N, Foa EB. Trauma characteristics and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among adolescent survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Family Violence. 2014; 29(5): 559-566. 


Rhodes KV, Grisso JA, Rodgers M, Gohel M, Witherspoon M, Davis M, Dempsey S, Crits-Christoph P. The anatomy of a community health center system-level intervention for intimate partner violence. Jounal of Urban Health, 2014; 91(1):107-121. 


Rhodes KV, Rodgers M, Sommers M, Hanlon A, Crits-Christoph P. The Social Health Intervention Project (SHIP): Protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial assessing the effectiveness of a brief motivational intervention for problem drinking and intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department. BMC Emergency Medicine, 2014. 


Sorenson SB, Joshi M, Sivitz E. Knowing a sexual assault victim or perpetrator: A stratified random sample of undergraduates at one university. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2014; 29: 394-416.


Sorenson SB, Joshi M, Sivitz E. A systematic review of the epidemiology of nonfatal strangulation, a human rights and health concern. American Journal of Public Health, 2014; e54–e61.


Sorenson SB, Shi R, Zhang J, Xue J. Self-presentation on the web: Agencies serving abused and assaulted women. American Journal of Public Health, 2014; 104: 702–707.


Thomas KA, Joshi M, Sorenson SB. “Do you know what it feels like to drown?”: Strangulation as coercive control in intimate relationships. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2014; 38, 124-137.


Volpe EM, Morales-Aleman MM, Teitelman AM. Urban adolescent girls’ perspectives on romantic relationships: Initiation, involvement, negotiation and conflict. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 2014; 35: 776-790.




Bair-Merritt M, Zuckerman B, Augustyn M, Cronholm PF. Silent victims--an epidemic of childhood exposure to domestic violence. New England Journal of Medicine, 2013; 369(18):1673-1675.


Cronholm PF, Ismailji T, Mettner J. Academy on Violence and Abuse: highlights of proceedings from the 2011 conference, "toward a new understanding". Trauma Violence & Abuse, 2013; 14(4): 271-81. 


Dichter ME. “They arrested me – and I was the victim”: Women’s experiences with getting arrested in the context of domestic violence. Women & Criminal Justice, 2013; 23: 81-98.


Dichter ME, Marcus SC. Intimate partner violence victimization among women veterans: Health, healthcare services use, and opportunities for intervention. Military Behavioral Health, 2013; 1: 107-113.  


Dichter ME, True JG, Marcus SC, Gerlock  AA, Yano EM. Documentation of intimate partner violence in women veterans’ medical records: An in-depth analysis. Military Behavioral Health, 2013; 1: 114-120.


Fisher BS, Kaplan A, Budescu M, Fargo JD, Tiller DA, Everett JS, Sommers MS. Influence of anogenital injury on women's willingness to engage with the criminal justice process after rape. Violence & Victims, 2013; 28(6): 968-983. 


Foa EB, Gillihan SJ, Bryant RA. Challenges and successes in dissemination of evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress: Lessons learned from prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD. Psychol Sci Public Interest, 2013; 14(2): 65-111.   


Foa EB, McLean CP, Capaldi S, Rosenfield D. Prolonged exposure vs supportive counseling for sexual abuse-related PTSD in adolescent girls: a randomized clinical trialJournal of the American Medical Association, 2013; 310(24): 2650-2567.


Joshi M, Thomas K, Sorenson SB. Addressing domestic violence among the international community in U.S. higher education institutions: An exploratory study of University International Offices. Journal of College Student Development, 2013; 54: 527-533.


Mattocks KM, Sadler A, Yano EM, Krebs EE, Zephyrin L, Brandt C, Kimerling R, Sandfort T, Dichter ME, Weiss JJ, Allison J, Haskell S. Sexual victimization, health status, and VA healthcare utilization among lesbian and bisexual OEF/OIF veterans. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2013; 28: S604-S608. 


McLean CP, Rosenbach SB, Capaldi S, Foa EB. Social and academic functioning in adolescents with child sexual abuse-related PTSD. Child Abuse & Neglect, 2013; 37(9): 675-678.


Teitelman AM, Tennille J, Bohinsk, JM, Jemmott LS, Jemmott JB III. Urban adolescent girls' perspectives on multiple partners in the context of the sexual double standard and intimate partner violence. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2013; 24(4): 308-321.


Volpe EM, Hardie T, Cerulli C, Sommers MS, Morrison-Beedy D. What's age got to do with it? Partner age difference, power, intimate partner violence, and sexual risk in urban adolescents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2013; 28(10): 2068-2087. 



Dichter ME, Gelles RJ. Women’s perceptions of safety and risk following police intervention for intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women, 2012; 18: 44-63.


Foa E. Cognitive behavioural treatments have long-term benefits in female rape survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder. Evidence Based Mental Health. 2012; 15(4): 89.


Joshi M, Thomas K, Sorenson SB. "I didn't know I could turn colors": Health problems and health care experiences reported by women who were strangled by an intimate partner. Social Work in Health Care, 2012; 51: 798-814.


Keeshin BR, Cronholm PF, Strawn JR. Physiologic changes associated with violence and abuse exposure: An examination of related medical conditions. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 2012; 13(1): 41-56.


Kothari CL, Rhodes KV, Wiley JA, Fink J, Overholt S, Dichter ME, Marcus SC, Cerulli C. Protection orders protect against assault and injury: A longitudinal study of police-involved women victims of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2012; 27: 2845-2868.


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Sommers MS, Everett JS, Tiller DA, Fargo JD. Forensic examination following rape: Do skin colour and baseline injury matter?. Injury Prevention, 2012; 18(S1): A145-146.


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Dichter ME, Cerulli C, Bossarte RM. Intimate partner violence victimization among women veterans and associated heart health risks. Women’s Health Issues, 2011; 21: S190–S194.


Dichter ME, Kothari CL, Cerulli C, Barg FK, & Rhodes KV: Engaging with criminal prosecution – The victim's perspective. Women & Criminal Justice, 2011; 21(1): 21-37.


Dichter, ME, Marcus SM, Morabito MS, Rhodes KV: Explaining the IPV arrest decision: Incident, agency, and community factors.  Criminal Justice Review, 2011; 36: 22-39.


Dichter ME, Rhodes KV. Intimate partner violence survivors’ unmet social service needs. Journal of Social Service Research, 2011; 37: 481-489.


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Bae HO, Solomon PL, Gelles RJ, White T. Effect of child protective services system factors on child maltreatment reporting. Child Welfare: Journal of Policy, Practice, and Program, 2010: 89(3): 33-56.


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Joshi M, Sorenson SB.  At the scene: 9231 reports of opposite-sex intimate partner violence – incident characteristics and implications for public health surveillance. Evaluation Review, 2010; 34: 116-136.


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Pollack KM, Austin W, Grisso JA. Employee assistance programs: a workplace resource to address intimate partner violence. Journal of Women’s Health. 2010; 19(4): 729-33.


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Posmontier B, Dovydaitis T, Lipman K. Sexual violence: psychiatric healing with eye movement reprocessing and desensitization. Health Care for Women International, 2010; 31(8): 755-68.


Rhodes KV, Dichter, ME, Kothari CL, Marcus S., Cerulli C. : "I didn't want to put them through that": The influence of children on victim decision-making in intimate partner violence cases. J of Family Violence 2010; 25: 485-493.


Rhodes KV, Dichter ME, Kothari CL, Marcus S, Cerulli C: The impact of children on legal actions taken by women victims of intimate partner violence. Journal of Family Violence. 2011; April: 1-10. 


Sommers MS, Everett JS, Fargo JD. Injury from rape and consensual sexual intercourse: Role of skin colour and time to exam. Injury Prevention, 2010; 16(S1): A183.


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