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Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies (2017)
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Wilber, K. H., Gassoumis, Z. D., Yon, Y., Yongjie, Y., Mikton, C., Wilder, K., & Gassoumis, Z. (2017). Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies. Canadian Journal on Aging / Revue canadienne du vieillissement, 36(2), 256-265. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980817000137

© 2017 Canadian Association on Gerontology. Elder abuse is an important public health and human rights issue, yet its true extent is not well understood. To address this, we will conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of elder abuse prevalence... Read More about Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies.

Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries (2014)
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Ward, C., Mikton, C., Cluver, L., Cooper, P., Gardner, F., Hutchings, J., …Wessels, I. (2014). Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries

At present there are no parenting programmes that are both evidence-based and affordable for low- and middle-income countries, where the need is the greatest. Parenting for Lifelong Health aims to fill this gap. This article sets the context of viole... Read More about Parenting for lifelong Health: From South Africa to other low- and middle-income countries.

Examining the intersections between child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (2013)
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Guedes, A., & Mikton, C. (2013). Examining the intersections between child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 14(4), 377-379. https://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2013.2.16249

Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and child maltreatment (CM) have been traditionally addressed in isolation by researchers, policy makers and programs. In recent years, however, a growing body of research suggests that these types of vio... Read More about Examining the intersections between child maltreatment and intimate partner violence.

Multidimensional model to assess the readiness of Saudi Arabia to implement evidence based child maltreatment prevention programs at a large scale (2013)
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Almuneef, M. A., Qayad, M., Noor, I. K., Al-Eissa, M. A., AlBuhairan, F. S., Inam, S., & Mikton, C. (2014). Multidimensional model to assess the readiness of Saudi Arabia to implement evidence based child maltreatment prevention programs at a large scale. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38(3), 527-532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.08.001

There has been increased awareness of child maltreatment in Saudi Arabia recently. This study assessed the readiness for implementing large-scale evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs in Saudi Arabia. Key informants, who were key deci... Read More about Multidimensional model to assess the readiness of Saudi Arabia to implement evidence based child maltreatment prevention programs at a large scale.

Assessments and admissions during the first 6 years of a UK medium secure DSPD service (2012)
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Freestone, M., Taylor, C., Milsom, S., Mikton, C., Ullrich, S., Phillips, O., & Coid, J. (2012). Assessments and admissions during the first 6 years of a UK medium secure DSPD service. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 22(2), 91-107. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.1823

Background: Offenders with personality disorder represent a considerable burden on mental health and criminal justice services. Millfields Unit was one of the pilot medium secure units (MSUs) established by the UK Department of Health and Ministry of... Read More about Assessments and admissions during the first 6 years of a UK medium secure DSPD service.

Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (2012)
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Bellis, M. A., Hughes, K., Bellis, M. A., Jones, L., Wood, S., Bates, G., …Officer, A. (2012). Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Lancet, 379(9826), 1621-1629. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2811%2961851-5

Background About 15% of adults worldwide have a disability. These individuals are frequently reported to be at increased risk of violence, yet quantitative syntheses of studies of this issue are scarce. We aimed to quantify violence against adults wi... Read More about Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (2012)
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Bellis, M. A., Jones, L., Bellis, M. A., Wood, S., Hughes, K., McCoy, E., …Officer, A. (2012). Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Lancet, 380(9845), 899-907. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2812%2960692-8

Summary Background Globally, at least 93 million children have moderate or severe disability. Children with disabilities are thought to have a substantially greater risk of being victims of violence than are their non-disabled peers. Establishment of... Read More about Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

A Multidimensional model for child maltreatment prevention readiness in low- and middle-income countries (2011)
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Mikton, C., Mehra, R., Butchart, A., Addiss, D., Almuneef, M., Cardia, N., …Raleva, M. (2011). A Multidimensional model for child maltreatment prevention readiness in low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(7), 826-843. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.20474

The study's aim was to develop a multidimensional model for the assessment of child maltreatment prevention readiness in low- and middle-income countries. The model was developed based on a conceptual review of relevant existing models and approaches... Read More about A Multidimensional model for child maltreatment prevention readiness in low- and middle-income countries.

Child maltreatment prevention: A systematic review of reviews (2009)
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Mikton, C., & Butchart, A. (2009). Child maltreatment prevention: A systematic review of reviews. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(5), 353-361. https://doi.org/10.2471/BLT.08.057075

Objective: To synthesize recent evidence from systematic and comprehensive reviews on the effectiveness of universal and selective child maltreatment prevention interventions, evaluate the methodological quality of the reviews and outcome evaluation... Read More about Child maltreatment prevention: A systematic review of reviews.