This randomized trial reports that among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy modestly improved PTSD symptom severity compared with present-centered group therapy.
This randomized trial assessed the effectiveness of a brief motivational intervention for preventing heavy drinking and intimate partner violence among women in urban emergency departments (EDs) who experienced or were at risk for both.
This randomized clinical trial analyzes the effect of screening for partner violence on women’s use of health services over 3 years.
This sampling of sex workers in Mexico investigated entry in the sex trade as an adolescent vs as an adult and risk for human immunodeficiency virus infection and sexual violence.
This Special Communication reviews data from several health and law enforcement surveillance systems to determine the burden of interpersonal violence in the United States and to explore challenges to and identify opportunities for prevention.
This Viewpoint from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees outlines strategies for changing refugee assistance in an era of widespread conflict and population displacment.
This Viewpoint proposes ways that universities can help prevent student sexual assault, fairly adjudicate claims, and support and reintegrate survivors of assault.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for physicians to develop cultural competence in firearm safety counseling as a strategy to improve patient and public health.
This review article reports that many military personnel and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder achieve clinically meaningful improvement with use of the first-line trauma-focused interventions cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure.
This Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review examines the utility of self-report screening instruments for posttraumatic stress disorder among primary care and high-risk populations.
This From The JAMA Network describes a recently published study in JAMA Pediatrics that assessed trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for orphans and vulnerable children with trauma-related symptoms in Zambia.
This Medical News and Perspectives piece discusses the role of campus health services in sexual assault prevention and intervention initiatives, highlighting the challenges college communities face in mitigating assault.