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Challenges and priorities for researchers (2014)
Book Chapter
Butchart, A., Mikton, C., Ward, C., & Donnelly, P. (2014). Challenges and priorities for researchers. In P. Donnelly, & C. Ward (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Violence Prevention: Epidemiology, Evidence, and Policy, 323-328. Oxford University Press

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Governments must do more to address interpersonal violence (2014)
Journal Article
Butchart, A., Mikton, C., & Krug, E. (2014). Governments must do more to address interpersonal violence. Lancet, 384(9961), 2183-2185. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736%2814%2962124-3

The Global status report on violence prevention 2014,1 jointly published by WHO, UNDP, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, was launched on Dec 11, 2014. For the first time, it assesses national efforts to address interpersonal violence, which inclu... Read More about Governments must do more to address interpersonal violence.

The assessment of the readiness of five countries to implement child maltreatment prevention programs on a large scale (2013)
Journal Article
Mikton, C., Power, M., Raleva, M., Makoae, M., Al Eissa, M., Cheah, I., …Almuneef, M. (2013). The assessment of the readiness of five countries to implement child maltreatment prevention programs on a large scale. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(12), 1237-1251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.07.009

This study aimed to systematically assess the readiness of five countries - Brazil, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa - to implement evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs on a large sc... Read More about The assessment of the readiness of five countries to implement child maltreatment prevention programs on a large scale.

Explaining lower rates of sexual abuse in China (2013)
Journal Article
Finkelhor, D., Ji, K., Mikton, C., & Dunne, M. (2013). Explaining lower rates of sexual abuse in China. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(10), 852-860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.07.006

Accumulating research suggests that rates of child sexual abuse are comparatively low in China. This commentary is an effort to evaluate whether it reflects a true lower prevalence or alternatively the effect of inhibited disclosure by victims. We co... Read More about Explaining lower rates of sexual abuse in China.

Examining the intersections between child maltreatment and intimate partner violence (2013)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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.

Two challenges to importing evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs developed in high-income countries to low- and middle-income countries: Generalizability and affordability (2012)
Book Chapter
Mikton, C. (2012). Two challenges to importing evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs developed in high-income countries to low- and middle-income countries: Generalizability and affordability. In H. Dubowitz (Ed.), World Perspectives on Child Abuse and NeglectInternational Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

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Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (2012)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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.