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Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study (2017)
Journal Article
Cluver, L. D., Lachman, J. M., Ward, C. L., Gardner, F., Peterson, T., Hutchings, J. M., …Redfern, A. A. (2017). Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study. Research on Social Work Practice, 27(7), 758-766. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049731516628647

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Purpose: Violence against children increases in adolescence, but there is a research and practice gap in research-supported child abuse prevention for the adolescent years. A pilot program for low-resource settings was d... Read More about Development of a Parenting Support Program to Prevent Abuse of Adolescents in South Africa: Findings From a Pilot Pre-Post Study.

The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Bellis, M. A., Hughes, K., Hardcastle, K. A., Sethi, D., Butchart, A., Mikton, C., …Dunne, M. P. (2017). The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(8), e356-e366. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667%2817%2930118-4

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license Background A growing body of research identifies the harmful effects that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs; occurring during childho... Read More about The effect of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Research Protocol for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Elder Abuse Prevalence Studies (2017)
Journal Article
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.

Moving research beyond the spanking debate (2017)
Journal Article
Mikton, C. R., MacMillan, H. L., MacMillan, H. L., & Mikton, C. (2017). Moving research beyond the spanking debate. Child Abuse and Neglect, 71, 5-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.02.012

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Despite numerous studies identifying a broad range of harms associated with the use of spanking and other types of physical punishment, debate continues about its use as a form of discipline. In this commentary, we recommend four... Read More about Moving research beyond the spanking debate.

Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Wilber, K. H., Gassoumis, Z. D., Yon, Y., Mikton, C. R., Yon, Y., Mikton, C., …Wilber, K. (2017). Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Global Health, 5(2), e147-e156. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X%2817%2930006-2

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an Open Access article under the CC BY license Background Elder abuse is recognised worldwide as a serious problem, yet quantitative syntheses of prevalence studies are rare. We aimed to quanti... Read More about Elder abuse prevalence in community settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis.