Original research is published on interventions aimed at the prevention of chronic and acute disease and the promotion of individual and community health.
The journal features papers that address the primary and secondary prevention of important clinical, behavioral and public health issues such as injury and violence, infectious disease, women's health, smoking, sedentary behaviors and physical activity, nutrition, diabetes, obesity, and alcohol and drug abuse.
For instance, the link between IPV perpetration and child maltreatment in the forms of physical abuse and neglect was stronger in females.
The link between child sexual abuse and future IPV perpetration was significant for males but not for females.
Gender differences also exist in the effects of socioeconomic factors on youth violence and IPV.
Writing in the article, the study authors note that victims of child maltreatment are more likely to perpetrate youth violence and IPV in the future and that there was less of an effect of child maltreatment on future victimization of youth violence or IPV.
Questions in Wave III assessed whether the respondent suffered physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect as a child.
To evaluate IPV in young adults, this study was restricted to those respondents who reported at least one sexual relationship in the two years preceding Wave III.
Provides an overview of basic child welfare services, describes how domestic violence (DV) services and child welfare (CW) professionals can support one another’s efforts in working with families, and lists resources for more information.Capacity Building for Domestic Violence Prevention Programming National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (2012) Provides a collection of materials to support local agencies in building capacity for primary prevention work.The DELTA FOCUS Program: Intimate Partner Violence Is Preventable Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Explains the implementation of the DELTA FOCUS program at national, State, and local levels.Papers also address educational initiatives aimed at improving the ability of health professionals to provide effective clinical prevention and public health services.The journal also publishes official policy statements from the two co-sponsoring organizations, health services research pertinent to prevention and public health, review articles, media reviews, and editorials.This program focuses on addressing societal structures that contribute to intimate partner violence, as well as the individual and relationship factors.Intervention & Prevention Content Topic Results National Resource Center on Domestic Violence Offers special collections of articles relating to preventing intimate partner violence, including issues like building credit to help survivors of economic abuse and preventing teen dating violence.To interrupt this cycle, it is important to understand how childhood experiences are related to behavior later in life.In a paper published in the October issue of the , researchers examined how forms of child maltreatment victimization and youth violence and young adult intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration or victimization are interrelated.The authors state that these findings reinforce the commonly held views that preventing child maltreatment may be key to preventing future perpetration of youth violence, and that interventions targeting youth violence may also serve to prevent later IPV perpetration or concurrent dating violence.The article is "Child Maltreatment, Youth Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence - Developmental Relationships" by Xiangming Fang, Ph D, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia and Phaedra S.