Maternal, Infant, Child Health and Intimate Partner Violence: References and Resources

Return to Medicaid Equity Simulation Project Home >>

IPV Screening Tools

The U.S. preventive Services Task force, along with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Institute of Medicine, recommends screening women of childbearing age for IPV.

Key Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224.

Love is Respect National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Call 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network's (RAINN) National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Resources for Violence Prevention and Healing


Abramsky, T., Watts, C. H., Garcia-Moreno, C., Devries, K., Kiss, L., Ellsberg, M., ... & Heise, L. (2011). What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? Findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence. BMC public health, 11(1), 1-17.

Baylor College of Medicine. Practical Guidelines on Handling Abuse Issues in Clinical Settings (n.d.). Retrieved October 27, 2021 from

Black, M.C., Basile, K.C., Breiding, M.J., Smith, S.G., Walters, M.L., Merrick, M.T., Chen, J., & Stevens, M.R. (2011). The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Boden, J. M., Fergusson, D. M., & Horwood, L. J. (2012). Alcohol misuse and violent behavior: findings from a 30-year longitudinal study. Drug and alcohol dependence, 122(1-2), 135-141.

Caldwell, J. E., Swan, S. C., & Woodbrown, V. D. (2012). Gender differences in intimate partner violence outcomes. Psychology of violence, 2(1), 42.

Camacho, K., Ehrensaft, M. K., & Cohen, P. (2012). Exposure to intimate partner violence, peer relations, and risk for internalizing behaviors: A prospective longitudinal study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(1), 125-141. 10.1177/0886260511416474

Centers for Disease Control National Center for Health Statistics (2020). Infant Mortality Rates by State [Data Set]. Retrieved April 19, 2022 from

Choo, E. K., & Houry, D. E. (2015). Managing intimate partner violence in the emergency department. Annals of emergency medicine, 65(4), 447-451.

Curry, S. J., Krist, A. H., Owens, D. K., Barry, M. J., Caughey, A. B., Davidson, K. W., ... & US Preventive Services Task Force. (2018). Screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse, and abuse of vulnerable adults: US Preventive Services Task Force final recommendation statement. Jama, 320(16), 1678-1687.

Dahlberg, L. L. (2002). Violence: a global public health problem In Krug EG, Dahlberg LL, Mercy JA, Zwi AB, & Lozano R (Eds.), World report on violence and health (pp. 1–21). Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Decker, M., Littleton, H. L., & Edwards, K. M. (2018). An updated review of the literature on LGBTQ+ intimate partner violence. Current Sexual Health Reports, 10(4), 265-272..

Desmarais, S. L., Pritchard, A., Lowder, E. M., & Janssen, P. A. (2014). Intimate partner abuse before and during pregnancy as risk factors for postpartum mental health problems. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 14(1), 1-12.

Emery, C. R. (2009). Stay for the children? Husband violence, marital stability, and children's behavior problems. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71(4), 905-916.

Garcia-Moreno, C., Jansen, H. A. F. M., Ellsberg, M., Heise, L., & Watts, C. (2005). WHO multi-country study on Women's health and domestic violence against women: initial results on prevalence. Health Outcomes and Women's Responses. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Hahn, J. W., McCormick, M. C., Silverman, J. G., Robinson, E. B., & Koenen, K. C. (2014). Examining the impact of disability status on intimate partner violence victimization in a population sample. Journal of interpersonal violence, 29(17), 3063-3085.

Hamberger, L. K., Larsen, S. E., & Lehrner, A. (2017). Coercive control in intimate partner violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 37, 1-11.

Hamby, S. L., Finkelhor, D., Turner, H., & Ormrod, R. (2011). Children’s exposure to intimate partner violence and other family violence: Nationally representative rates among US youth. OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin–NCJ 232272, 1-12. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Heise L, Garcia Moreno C (2002). Violence by intimate partners. In: Krug EG et al., eds., The world report on violence and health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002:87– 121.

Heise, L., Ellsberg, M., & Gottemoeller, M. (1999). Ending violence against women. Population reports, 27(4), 1-1.

Holt, S., Buckley, H., & Whelan, S. (2008). The impact of exposure to domestic violence on children and young people: A review of the literature. Child abuse & neglect, 32(8), 797-810.https:// 10.1016/j.chiabu.2008.02.004

Hong, J. S., Zhang, S., Burlaka, V., Yoshihama, M., Yan, Y., & Voisin, D. R. (2021). From Exposure to Violence between Mother and Her Intimate Partner to Suicidality Experienced by Urban Adolescents in Chicago’s Southside. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(15), 7870. 10.3390/ijerph18157870

Kiesel, L. R., Piescher, K. N., & Edleson, J. L. (2016). The relationship between child maltreatment, intimate partner violence exposure, and academic performance. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 10(4), 434-456. 10.1080/15548732.2016.1209150

Kwako, L. E., Glass, N., Campbell, J., Melvin, K. C., Barr, T., & Gill, J. M. (2011). Traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence: A critical review of outcomes and mechanisms. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 12(3), 115-126.

Lacey, K. K., McPherson, M. D., Samuel, P. S., Powell Sears, K., & Head, D. (2013). The impact of different types of intimate partner violence on the mental and physical health of women in different ethnic groups. Journal of interpersonal violence, 28(2), 359-385.

Machado, A., Hines, D., & Douglas, E. M. (2020). Machado, A., Hines, D., & Douglas, E. M. (2020). Male victims of female-perpetrated partner violence: A qualitative analysis of men’s experiences, the impact of violence, and perceptions of their worth. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 21(4), 612.

Madruga, C. S., Viana, M. C., Abdalla, R. R., Caetano, R., & Laranjeira, R. (2017). Pathways from witnessing parental violence during childhood to involvement in intimate partner violence in adult life: The roles of depression and substance use. Drug and alcohol review, 36(1), 107-114.https:// 10.1111/dar.12514

McDonald, R., Jouriles, E. N., Ramisetty-Mikler, S., Caetano, R., & Green, C. E. (2006). Estimating the number of American children living in partner-violent families. Journal of family psychology, 20(1), 137.https:// 10.1037/0893-3200.20.1.137

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention (n.d.). The social-ecological model: A framework for violence prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved February 8, 2022, from

Miller, W. R., & Rollnick, S. (2012). Motivational interviewing: Helping people change. Guilford press.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (2020). Domestic violence. Retrieved from

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (2021). Domestic violence in Ohio. Retrieved April 19, 2022 from

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (n.d.). Why do Victims Stay? Retrieved April 19, 2022 from

Nicholson, J. V., Chen, Y., & Huang, C. C. (2018). Children's exposure to intimate partner violence and peer bullying victimization. Children and Youth Services Review, 91, 439-446.

Niolon, P. H., & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Preventing intimate partner violence across the lifespan: A technical package of programs, policies, and practices. Government Printing Office.

Ohio Department of Health (n.d.). Ohio Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Program Fact Sheet. Retrieved April 19, 2022 from:

Ohio Domestic Violence Network. (2012). Ohio Domestic Violence Protocol for Health Care Providers: Standards of Care. Columbus, OH: Ohio Domestic Violence Network.

O'Neil, A., & Scovelle, A. J. (2018). Intimate partner violence perpetration and cardiovascular risk: a systematic review. Preventive medicine reports, 10, 15-19.

Panuzio, J., Taft, C. T., Black, D. A., Koenen, K. C., & Murphy, C. M. (2007). Relationship abuse and victims’ posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms: Associations with child behavior problems. Journal of Family Violence, 22(4), 177-185.

Penti, B., Tran, H., Timmons, J., Rothman, E. F., & Wilkinson, J. (2017). Physicians' experiences with male patients who perpetrate intimate partner violence. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 30(2), 239-247.

Peterson, C., Kearns, M. C., McIntosh, W. L., Estefan, L. F., Nicolaidis, C., McCollister, K. E., ... & Florence, C. (2018). Lifetime economic burden of intimate partner violence among US adults. American journal of preventive medicine, 55(4), 433-444.

Roberts, A. L., Gilman, S. E., Fitzmaurice, G., Decker, M. R., & Koenen, K. C. (2010). Witness of intimate partner violence in childhood and perpetration of intimate partner violence in adulthood. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 21(6), 809.

Roberts, A. L., McLaughlin, K. A., Conron, K. J., & Koenen, K. C. (2011). Adulthood stressors, history of childhood adversity, and risk of perpetration of intimate partner violence. American journal of preventive medicine, 40(2), 128-138.

Rollnick, S., & Miller, W. R. (1995). What is motivational interviewing?. Behavioural and cognitive Psychotherapy, 23(4), 325-334.

Sharps, P. W., Campbell, J., Campbell, D., Gary, F., & Webster, D. (2001). The role of alcohol use in intimate partner femicide. American Journal on Addictions, 10(2), 122-135.

Sheridan, D. J., & Nash, K. R. (2007). Acute injury patterns of intimate partner violence victims. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 8(3), 281-289.

Smith, P. H., Homish, G. G., Leonard, K. E., & Cornelius, J. R. (2012). Intimate partner violence and specific substance use disorders: findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26(2), 236.

Smith, S. G., Chen, J., Basile, K. C., Gilbert, L .K., Merrick, M. T., Patel, N., Walling, M., & Jain, A. (2017). The national intimate partner and sexual violence survey (NISVS): 2010-2012 state report. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Stylianou, A. M., & Ebright, E. (2021). Providing coordinated, immediate, trauma-focused, and interdisciplinary responses to children exposed to severe intimate partner violence: assessing feasibility of a collaborative model. Journal of interpersonal violence, 36(5-6), NP2773-NP2799.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2014). SAMHSA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach. HHS Publication No. (SMA) 14-4884. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Truman, J. L., & Morgan, R. E. (2014). Nonfatal domestic violence. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Retrieved from

Vatnar, S. K., & Bjørkly, S. (2011). Victim of and witness to violence: an interactional perspective on mothers' perceptions of children exposed to intimate partner violence. Violence and Victims, 26(6), 830-52. DOI: 10.1891/0886-6708.26.6.830

Vicard-Olagne, M., Pereira, B., Rougé, L., Cabaillot, A., Vorilhon, P., Lazimi, G., & Laporte, C. (2022). Signs and symptoms of intimate partner violence in women attending primary care in Europe, North America and Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Family practice, 39(1), 190-199.

Wallace, M., Gillispie-Bell, V., Cruz, K., Davis, K., & Vilda, D. (2021). Homicide During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period in the United States, 2018–2019. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 138(5), 762-769.

World Health Organization (2012). Understanding and addressing violence against women. Retrieved from