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  • American Medical Association. “American Medical Association Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines on Domestic Violence.” Archives of Family Medicine 1, no. 1 (Sep 1992): 39–47.
  • Campbell, Jacquelyn. Interview by Susan Speaker. mp3 audio file. Baltimore, MD. 2 Nov 2012. //
  • Campbell, Jacquelyn and Janice Humphreys, eds. Nursing Care of Victims of Family Violence. Reston, VA: Reston Publishing Co., 1984.
  • Campbell, Jacquelyn and Daniel J. Sheridan. “Emergency Nursing Interventions with Battered Women.” Journal of Emergency Nursing 15, no. 1 (Feb 1989): 12–17.
  • Flitcraft, Anne. Interview by Catherine Jacquet. mp3 audiofile. Telephone interview. 3 Mar 2014. //
  • ———. “Physicians and Domestic Violence: Challenges for Prevention.” Health Affairs 12, no. 4 (Winter 1993): 154–161.
  • Friedman, Kathleen O’Ferrall. “The Image of Battered Women.” The American Journal of Public Health 67, no. 8 (Aug 1977): 722–723.
  • Kurz, Demie. “Emergency Department Responses to Battered Women: Resistance to Medicalization.” Social Problems 34, no. 1 (Feb 1987): 69–81.
  • Kurz, Demie and Evan Stark. “Not-So-Benign Neglect: The Medical Response to Battering.” In Feminist Perspectives on Wife Abuse, edited by Kersti Yllo and Michele Bograd. Newbury Park, CA: SAGE Publications, 1988.
  • Loraine, Kaye. “Battered Women: The Ways You Can Help.” Registered Nurse 44, no. 10 (Oct 1981): 22–28.
  • Martin, Del. Battered Wives. San Francisco, CA: New Glide Publications, 1976.
  • Miller, Elizabeth, Brigid McCaw, Betsy L. Humphreys, and Connie Mitchell. “Integrating intimate partner violence assessment and intervention into health care in the United States: a systems approach.” Journal of Women’s Health 24 (1): 92–99. doi 10.1089/jwh.2014.4870.
  • Parker, Barbara and Dale Schumacher. “The Battered Wife Syndrome and Violence in the Nuclear Family of Origin: A Controlled Pilot Study.” The American Journal of Public Health 67, no. 8 (Aug 1977): 760–761.
  • Petro, Jane A., Patricia Quann, and William Graham. “Wife Abuse: The Diagnosis and Its Implications.” JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 240, no. 3 (Jul 1978): 240–241.
  • Samia, Noursi, Begg Lisa, Lee Nancy, and Clayton Janine Austin. Journal of Women’s Health. 24(1): 49-50. doi:10.1089/jwh.2014.1516.
  • Schechter, Susan. Women and Male Violence: The Visions and Struggles of the Battered Women’s Movement. Boston: South End Press, 1982.
  • Sheridan, Daniel J. Interview by Catherine Jacquet. mp3 audio file. St. Paul, MN. 2 Oct 2013. //
  • ———. “The Role of the Battered Woman Specialist.” Journal of Psychosocial Nursing 31, no. 11 (Nov 1993): 31–37.
  • Stark, Evan, Anne Flitcraft, and William Frazier. “Medicine and Patriarchal Violence: The Social Construction of a ‘Private Event.’” International Journal of Health Services 9, no. 3 (1979): 461–493.
  • Stark, Evan, Anne Flitcraft, Diana Zuckerman, Anny Grey, Judy Robison, and William Frazier. Wife Abuse in the Medical Setting: An Introduction for Health Personnel. Domestic Violence Monograph Series, no. 7. Rockville: National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence, 1981.
  • Stark, Evan and Anne E. Flitcraft. “Spouse Abuse.” In Violence in America: A Public Health Approach, edited by Mark L. Rosenberg and Mary Ann Fenley. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • Tierney, Kathleen. “The Battered Women Movement and the Creation of the Wife Beating Problem.” Social Problems 29, no. 3 (Feb 1982): 207–220.
  • Warshaw, Carole. “Limitations of the Medical Model in the Care of Battered Women.” Gender and Society 3, no. 4 (Dec 1989): 506–517.


  • “Apps Against Abuse Challenge: Submissions.” Accessed December 4, 2018.
    In 2011, the Office of the Vice President and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsored a technology challenge called, “Apps Against Abuse.” This submission page of the challenge’s archival page lists the two winners and more than 30 other anti-domestic violence apps submitted for the challenge.
  • “ASPIRE News App.” The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Offered by the non-profit Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation, the ASPIRE News app provides a way to access domestic violence resources discreetly. The interface appears as a news aggregate site, but the “Help” section connects users with services for domestic violence survivors.
  • Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    ADWAS is an organization that connects deaf and blind domestic violence survivors with resources to help them safely leave abusive relationships, navigate the legal system, find housing and public services, and rebuild their lives.
  • Break the Cycle. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Break the Cycle provides comprehensive violence prevention programs exclusively for young people, champions effective laws and polices to fight dating abuse, and hosts public campaigns. The site offers information on preventing and escaping unhealthy relationships, dating violence, why it matters, and legal protections.
  • Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    This site provides access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. Its search feature can generate a list of studies inclusive of domestic violence studies with their respective locations and other details.
  • Dahlberg, Linda L. and James A. Mercy. “The History of Violence as a Public Health Issue.” Virtual Mentor  vol. 11 no. 2 (Feb. 2009): 167–172. Reprinted by Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This article provides historical perspectives on how violence became a health issue of national and then international concern over the past four decades.
  • “The Danger Assessment.” Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The Danger Assessment is a tool that helps determine the risk an abused woman has of being killed by her intimate partner. Jacquelyn Campbell, an expert on violence against women and women’s health, originally developed the instrument in 1986 in consultation and with the support of battered women, shelter workers, law enforcement officials, and other clinical experts on battering. The tool has two parts: a calendar, and a 20-item scoring instrument. The site offers downloads of the instrument, links to online training for using and scoring the instrument, and post-test certifications.
  • “Domestic Violence Resources.” Feminist Majority Foundation. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The Feminist Majority Foundation, a non-profit activist group dedicated to women’s equality, health, and non-violence, offers this exhaustive list of national and state-based resources for women in domestic violence situations.
  • Accessed December 4, 2018.
    ExploreHealthCareers presents profiles of professions in the health sciences, complete with educational requirements, salary information, and links to the websites of undergraduate and graduate programs. There are several careers in which professionals can help people experiencing gender-based violence, such as Allied Health: Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic, Medicine: Emergency Medicine, Mental Health professions, Nursing profession, Public Health: Behavioral Science/Health Education, Public Health: Community Health Worker, and Public Health: Maternal and Child Health.
  • “Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.” Family and Youth Services Bureau. Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    The Family Violence Prevention and Services Program administers the federal funding dedicated to support emergency shelter and related assistance for victims of domestic violence and their children. It is a part of the programs and services provided by the Family and Youth Services Bureau in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families.
  • “Forensic Nursing.” Nursing Accessed December 4, 2018. provides information on careers and training programs for a variety of nursing specialties, including forensic nursing.
  • Future Without Violence. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Future Without Violence works globally to end violence against women, children, and families. Among a wide range of programs and resources, it provides free downloadable materials for nurses and other health care providers, patients, and advocates. For example there is a downloadable brochure, “The Nursing Role in the Routine Assessment for Intimate partner Violence” co-edited by nursing scholars Jacquelyn Campbell and Annie Lewis-O’Connor. Also available online is a material index page, “Health Materials for Patients, Providers, and Advocates,” with a list of many downloadable health and domestic violence related materials.
  • “Herstory of Domestic Violence.” University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This web page features the “Herstory of Domestic Violence” timeline, a project of the California Department of Health Services completed in 1999. The timeline chronicles specific events and statistics related to issues of domestic violence between 733 BC and AD 1999, with some emphasis on California laws, data, and events for more recent entries.
  • International Association of Forensic Nursing. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This professional association’s site provides information on certification, training, continuing education, and career opportunities for individuals interested in forensic nursing careers.
  • “Intimate Partner Violence.” Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    “Intimate Partner Violence” presents CDC data, reports on risk/protective factors, consequences, and prevention strategies for a number of different types of violence—among them sexual violence, intimate partner violence, youth violence, and teen dating violence. Multiple informational resources on each topic are featured.
  • La Casa de las Madres. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    La Casa de las Madres is a San Francisco-based, non-profit organization that helps survivors of domestic violence by offering crisis support, counseling, housing, training programs for advocates and law enforcement, and community outreach.
  • A Long Walk Home. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Founded by sisters Scheherazade and Salamishah Tillet, A Long Walk Home is a non-profit organization that strives to end violence against girls and women through the visual and performing arts.
  • Loveisrespect. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle. The site provides a 24-hour national web-based and telephone hotline (866-331-9474) that help teens experiencing dating abuse, as well as information on dating basics, abuse, how to get help, and suggested ways to take action against domestic violence.
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The NCADV’s website site provides information on its programs, activities, and events, as well as highlights on legislative issues, research materials, and other domestic violence related topics.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The National Domestic Violence Hotline immediately connects users to service providers in his or her area, helps with safety planning, and offers crisis intervention. It was created through the Violence Against Women Act and is available online or by phone (1-800-799-SAFE) in all 50 states, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, and in 170 languages.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    One of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, NIMH conducts and supports research into the understanding and treatment of mental illness, including investigations into the mental health consequences of violence and trauma.
  • National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    NINR’s primary focus is clinical, public health, and basic research that provides the scientific foundation for nursing practices, as well as research training. It is one of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Founded in 1990 by a group of domestic violence victim advocates, NNEDV works to make domestic violence a priority. The site outlines the organization’s projects in multiple arenas: economics, law, housing, public policy, etc. It also suggests different ways to get involved in education and prevention of domestic violence, as well as list of resources.
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence seeks to end gender-based violence by supporting research and developing resources and programs for organizations, communities, and individuals. Its initiatives include the Domestic Violence Awareness Project, which focuses on public health and education campaigns; the DV Evidence Project that helps community programs, researchers, and other allied groups integrate evidence-based practices into their work; and VAWnet: the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, a clearinghouse of scholarly and consumer health-level information. The Center also provides operational support to the Domestic Violence Resources Network that is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • No More. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    No More is a coalition of organizations conducting public awareness and engagement campaigns focused on ending domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization seeks to break social stigma, normalize the conversation around domestic violence and sexual assault, and increase resources addressing the issues. The site includes the organization’s latest campaign materials, links to its notable public service announcements, and tips on preventing and stopping violence.
  • The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The NNVAWI is a non-profit organization that works to eliminate violence through nursing services that addresses the health and social effects of violence in women’s lives. The main areas of focus include nursing education, practice, research, and public policy.
  • “Office on Violence Against Women.” U.S. Department of Justice. Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    The office was created by the Violence Against Women Act, and works to prevent and reduce violence against women by enforcing laws that protect subjects of gender-based violence, and developing and supporting services for victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The site includes a “Find Local Resources” feature that lists domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions and tribal coalitions by state.
  • One Love MyPlan App.” Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This free, anonymous application for smart phones and other electronic devices helps a user determine if a relationship is potentially unsafe, and creates a best action plan by weighing an individual’s unique characteristics and values. In partnership with, the app provides access to trained advocate support 24/7 through an embedded chat function.
  • “Preventing Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Against Women.” World Health Organization. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This report by the World Health Organization from 2010 details the nature and magnitude of gender-based violence around the world, lists risks factors, presents prevention strategies, and details ways to improve and assess the success of existing prevention programs.
  • “Say It Sister! Blog.” National Organization for Women (NOW). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    NOW is a women’s advocacy organization, campaigning for gender and racial equality, and women’s rights and safety. Its blog reports on domestic violence issues, one of the organization’s six core issues.
  • “Screening for Domestic Violence in Health Care Settings.” Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    This ASPE policy brief presents the state of practice and research on screening and counseling for domestic violence in health care settings. It also outlines next steps for ensuring the efficacy of screening as a preventative service to be considered by policy makers, health care practitioners, and other stakeholders.
  • “Theories of Violence.” Stop Violence Against Women. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This resource from an organization at the University of Minnesota presents a history of the evolving understanding of domestic violence from the beginnings of the battered women’s movement to the present day.
  • “Violence Against Women.” Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    The Office on Women’s Health offers information on multiple topics related to health issues arising from violence against women.
  • “Violence Prevention.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Accessed December 4, 2018. //
    The “Violence Prevention” site pulls together various violence related public health topics, including intimate partner violence, elder abuse, etc. In addition to national and global data and statistics, it provides definitions, prevention strategies, and additional resources for each topic area. The site is produced by the Division of Violence Prevention, a part of CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
  • “Violence as a Public Health Problem Position Statement.” American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Accessed December 4, 2018.
    This is the AACN’s position statement on violence as a public health problem, approved by its membership in March 1999. It defines several types of violence, offers background about health impacts by violence, and offers recommendations on how nursing education can train nurses to prevent and respond to violence.
  • Women of Color Network. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    The Women of Color Network is a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. It aids those responding to violence against women of color through trainings, technical assistance, and government advocacy initiatives.
  • “WomensLaw.” National Network to End Domestic Violence. Accessed December 4, 2018.
    Women’s Law is a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault navigating the legal system.