Intimate partner violence in the U.S. general population progress and future directions

Craig A. Field, Raul Caetano

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This article reviews survey research on intimate partner violence (IPV) in the U.S. general population. Results from survey research conducted over the past quarter century are briefly summarized. Three additional national studies related to injuries, crime victimization, and homicide among intimate partners in the United States are also considered. The article emphasizes the progress that has been made in general population survey research related to IPV. It concludes with a discussion of the current controversies and future directions for survey research of IPV in the U.S. general population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)463-469
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Interpersonal Violence
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005



  • Alcohol
  • Crime victimization
  • Emergency department visits
  • Ethnic differences
  • General population surveys
  • Health disparities
  • Homicide
  • Injury
  • Intimate partner violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Applied Psychology

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