Explore the latest in violence, including the latest science of firearm safety and health sequelae of intimate partner and global violence.
This Medical News story is an interview with Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, one of the leading voices in the “This Is Our Lane” movement, which discusses the role of physicians and other health-care professionals in addressing firearm violence as a public health issue.
In this Viewpoint, Sandro Galea acknowledges reasons physicians have traditionally been hesitant to speak out publicly on matters of politics and public health, and reviews how shifting roles and means of communication are forcing practitioners to reconsider that hesitancy and engage in controversies of public health concern, such as gun violence.
This Viewpoint discusses a trauma response education program implemented in Chicago and its implications on a national level.
This Medical News article is an interview with Denis Mukwege, MD, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
This study describes the incidence of and charges associated with emergency department and inpatient management of firearm-related injuries in a US pediatric population.
This qualitative study assesses the needs of stakeholders who would be affected by implementing an evidence-based approach to firearm safety promotion in pediatric primary care settings as a youth suicide prevention strategy.
In this Viewpoint, Gostin and colleagues review recommendations developed by experts convened by Georgetown University on how the international community can respond to the 2018 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the midst of active conflict and insecurity from armed rebels.
This viewpoint discusses the need for approval of and funding for gun research.
This general population survey study evaluates the association between past 12-month exposure to police violence and concurrent mental health symptoms among urban residents in 2 US cities.
This population-based cohort study investigates whether the type, frequency, and severity of trauma encountered during childhood is associated with an increase in the likelihood of hallucinations, delusions, thought interference, and other psychotic experiences in young adulthood.
This study examines the risk of intimate partner homicide among adults in pediatric health care settings.
This cross-sectional analysis of data from a multiethnic cohort of midlife and older women examines the associations of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress with menopause symptoms.
This study examines self-reported data from the 2013 and 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in Washington State to quantify the association between presence of an adult reporting alcohol misuse and children’s living in a home with an unsafely stored firearm.
This analysis of data collected in a metropolitan area emergency department and from 2 local police departments compares the report of violent injury and estimates the proportion of violent injury that is unreported to police.
This cohort study examines association between cumulative childhood trauma exposure and long-term psychiatric and functional outcomes in adulthood.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and abuse of vulnerable adults.
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