Evidence Base

This tool provides access to abstracts from published studies that have measured the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence. To be included in the database, studies must have measured the impact of interventions directly on violence. Studies have been selected through a systematic review of published academic literature and the full inclusion criteria. The abstracts can be searched by violence type, keywords and geographical area of implementation. To read more about the evidence base and inclusion requirements here.




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TitleAuthorsYear PublishedRegionCountryViolence Types
Screening for elder abuse in geriatric outpatients: reliability and validity of the Iranian version Hwalek–Sengstock Elder Abuse Screening Test (HS/EAST)Aminalroaya R, Alizadeh-Khoei M, & Hormozi S et al2020 WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Iran (Islamic Republic of) Elder Abuse
A social work perspective on developing a contextualized model of Aggression Replacement Training (ART) within an Arab settingAlmakhamreh S A, Asfour H Z, & McFarlane M A et al2020 WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region Jordan Youth Violence
Self-wise, Other-wise, Streetwise (SOS) training, an intervention to prevent victimization in dual-diagnosis patients: results from a randomized clinical trialde Waal M, Dekker J M, & Kikkert M J et al2019 WHO European Region Netherlands Sexual Violence,Other or N/A
Children's experiences with an intervention aimed to prevent further physical abuseThulin J, Kjellgren C, & Nilsson D2019 WHO European Region Sweden Child Abuse
A Study on the Mother Education Program for the Prevention of Child NeglectBeyazit U, & Bütün Ayhan, A2019 WHO European Region Turkey Child Abuse
Randomized control trial report on the effectiveness of Group Attachment-Based Intervention (GABI): Improvements in the parent–child relationship not seen in the control groupSteele H, Murphy A, & Bonuck K et al2019 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Child Abuse
The Protective Role of Connectedness on Depression and Suicidal Ideation Among Bully Victimized YouthArango A, Cole-Lewis Y, & Lindsay R et al2019 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Self Harm/Suicide,Other or N/A
Adolescent Dating Violence Prevention Program for Early Adolescents: The Me & You Randomized Controlled Trial, 2014–2015Peskin M, Markham C M, & Shegog R et al2019 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Sexual Violence
Reducing Victimization among Chronically Homeless Adults with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: An Examination of Housing Placement and Risky LifestylesZaykowski H, Smelson D A, & DeCamp W2019 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Sexual Violence,Other or N/A
Initial Findings from a Feasibility Trial Examining the SafeCare Dad to Kids Program with Marginalized Fathers Self-Brown S, Osborne MC, Lai BS, Brown ND, Glasheen TL, Adams MC. 2018 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Child Abuse
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