CHILDHOOD VICTIMIZATION & LIFETIME REVICTIMIZATION

TODAY’S TALK

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CRIME AND VIOLENCE

SUICIDE ATTEMPTS

POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (DSM-III-R DIAGNOSIS)

LIFETIME PREVALENCE OF PTSD

PTSD AT APPROXIMATE AGE 29
(past 12 months)

REVICTIMIZATION

COLLEGE STUDENT & COMMUNITY SAMPLES

HIGH RATES OF REVICTIMIZATION IN SPECIALIZED SAMPLES
 (17 STUDIES)

FEW FOLLOW-UP STUDIES

LIMITATIONS

REVICTIMIZATION

QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS (cont’d)

NEW LIFETIME TRAUMA & VICTIMIZATION HISTORY INSTRUMENT: LTVH

GENERAL TRAUMAS

PHYSICAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE

SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE

KIDNAPPED OR STALKED

FAMILY/FRIEND MURDERED OR SUICIDE

WITNESSED TRAUMA TO SOMEONE ELSE

CRIME VICTIMIZATION

STUDY DESIGN

MEAN NUMBER OF TRAUMAS OR VICTIMIZATION EXPERIENCES (LIFETIME)

 TRAUMAS AND VICTIMIZATIONS  BY TYPE OF ABUSE

LIFETIME PREVALENCE OF TRAUMAS OR VICTIMIZATIONS

LIFETIME PREVALENCE OF TRAUMAS OR VICTIMIZATIONS:
NO DIFFERENCES

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PREVALENCE OF TRAUMAS & VICTIMIZATION EXPERIENCES
BY GROUP & GENDER

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PERPETRATORS OF TRAUMAS & VICTIMIZATION EXPERIENCES

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CONCLUSIONS

CONCLUSIONS (cont’d.)

CONCLUSIONS (cont’d.)

CONCLUSIONS (cont’d.)