• impulse control
  • The findings support general theoretical models implicating impulse control problems as a key correlate of crime and violence and add another facet to the importance of ameliorating food neglect in the United States. (mdpi.com)
  • victims
  • Lisak characterized rapists as extremely adept at identifying potential victims and testing their boundaries, and said that they planned their attacks and used sophisticated strategies to isolate and groom victims, used violence instrumentally in order to terrify and coerce, and used psychological weapons against their victims including power, manipulation, control and threats. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Using the findings from the Gauteng Gender Violence Prevalence Study that one in 25 such assaults is reported (Gender Links & the Medical Research Council, 2010) suggests that 1.375 million out of a population of about 25 million women are raped or sexually assaulted each year. (scielo.org.za)
  • In a recent study of the 'cost of violence containment' to individual countries by the Institute for Economics and Peace (2014), it was estimated that, in 2012, South Africa allocated 8.5 per cent of its GDP to this task, 2 placing it 27th equally out of 163 countries and among the highest of those countries not involved in a civil war or low intensity armed conflict. (scielo.org.za)
  • A study conducted in more than 11 countries by Sex Workers' Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) concluded that more than 200 sex workers have experienced violence and discrimination. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • To examine whether variation in the developmental timing of a first episode of interpersonal violence (up to age 18) associates with risk for psychopathology. (rcpsych.org)
  • Exposure to interpersonal violence at any age period about doubled the risk of a psychiatric disorder (odds ratios (ORs) = 1.51-2.52). (rcpsych.org)
  • Children exposed to interpersonal violence had an elevated risk of psychiatric disorder. (rcpsych.org)
  • Among older adults, limited social support and social isolation are more important social risk factors than interpersonal discord and job-related stress, which are more common among younger adults. (sprc.org)
  • Notably her work with high-risk women, adolescents, and couples in South Africa has produced the Women's Health CoOp, the Young Woman's CoOp, and the Couples' CoOp, which are adaptations of the original intervention and effective tools to reduce not only HIV, but violence and drug use - all of which are highly prevalent in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • As a social engineering strategy, apartheid was a classic example of structural violence in that its policies and programmes advantaged one social group and disadvantaged others, often resulting in premature death as a result of preventable disease. (scielo.org.za)
  • several
  • More specifically, the structural violence was maintained by direct violence, resulting in several generations of South Africans being 'educated' to deal violently with their conflicts. (scielo.org.za)
  • women
  • I'm going to ask you some questions that I ask all of my patients because violence against women is such an issue. (wikem.org)
  • She argued in 2015 that the objectification of women can desensitize viewers to the humanity of women, but that such objectification had little direct impact on group violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • This article examines whether the close association of income inequality and violence identified for high income countries applies also to sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, to South Africa. (scielo.org.za)
  • In Macedonia, police violence towards sex workers is particularly high: 82.4 percent of sex workers were assaulted by police in 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • variety
  • She argued that group-perpetrated violence can serve a variety of purposes for men who feel disempowered, by promoting group adhesion and camaraderie, as well as giving the members a chance to "demonstrate and celebrate their masculinity. (wikipedia.org)