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  1. Children's experiences of companion animal maltreatment in households characterized by intimate partner violence

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    | Contributor(s):: Shelby Elaine McDonald, Elizabeth A. Collins, Nicole Nicotera, Trina O. Hagerman, Frank R. Ascione, James Herbert Williams, Sandra A. Graham-Bermann

    Cruelty toward companion animals is a well-documented, coercive tactic used by abusive partners to intimidate and control their intimate partners. Experiences of co-occurring violence are common for children living in families with intimate partner violence (IPV) and surveys show that more than...

  2. Survivors' experiences of pet abuse within the cycle of domestic violence

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, Taylor Chastain

  3. Intimate Partner Violence and Animal Abuse in an Immigrant-Rich Sample of Mother–Child Dyads Recruited From Domestic Violence Programs

    | Contributor(s):: Christie A. Hartman, Tina Hageman, James Herbert Williams, Frank R. Ascione

  4. Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals

    | Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.

  5. A descriptive study of the relation between domestic violence and pet abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Weber, Claudia Virginia

  6. Battered women's experiences with pet abuse: A survey of women in two domestic violence shelters

    | Contributor(s):: Strand, Elizabeth Bramel

  7. Linking Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Animal Cruelty

    | Contributor(s):: Joan Schaffner

    For years social science has demonstrated a link between animal abuse and human violence but the legal system has been slow to recognize this link. This article discusses the link among domestic violence, child abuse and animal abuse in the home and how one jurisdiction, the District of Columbia,...

  8. The Admissibility of Evidence of Animal Abuse in Criminal Trials for Child and Domestic Abuse

    | Contributor(s):: Angela Campbell

    Household violence is a serious problem throughout the country. When household 'violence cases reach the court system they present unique evidentiary problems. Courts have begun to address these evidentiary problems by allowing evidence of prior abuse of other household victims into criminal...

  9. Adult Protective Services and Animal Welfare: Should Animal Abuse and Neglect Be Assessed During Adult Protective Services Screening?

    | Contributor(s):: Peak, Terry, Ascione, Frank, Doney, Jylisa

  10. Fear, guilt, and grief: Harm to pets and the emotional abuse of women

    | Contributor(s):: Faver, Catherine A., Strand, Elizabeth B.

  11. Introduction: Animal Abuse and Family Violence

    | Contributor(s):: Loring, Marti, Marsh, Janessa, Geffner, Robert

    The present collection of articles attempts to shrink the literature gap that currently exists in the areas of animal abuse and its relation to family violence. This introductory chapter outlines the historical issues of animal cruelty, based specifically on an interview with Frank Ascione, a...

  12. The Link between Family Violence and Cruelty to Family Pets

    | Contributor(s):: Onyskiw, Judee

    Family violence remains a prevalent social problem crossing racial, geographic, social, and economic boundaries (World Health Organization, 2002). Different forms of family violence often exist in the same households. In the 1980s, researchers observed a connection between acts of animal...