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Understanding Intimate Partner Violence Fact Sheet
This 2-page fact sheet provides a basic overview of intimate partner violence. It is intended for the general public.

Understanding Teen Dating Abuse Fact Sheet
This 2-page fact sheet provides a basic overview of teen dating abuse. It is intended for the general public.

Dating Violence Web Fact Sheet
This on-line fact sheet provides statistics and general information on dating violence.

Preventing Violence Against Women: Program Activities Guide
This guide describes CDC's public health activities and research to prevent violence against women.

World Report on Violence and Health
This report is the first comprehensive review of violence on a global scale. Chapter 4 provides detailed information on intimate partner violence.
  CDC-TV presents Break the Silence: Stop the Violence  

DELTA Program: At-a-Glance

CDC Podcast, When Closeness Goes Wrong
  One minute version
Eight minute version

Choose Respect
is CDC's award-winning initiative to promote healthy relationships and stop dating abuse before it begins.

CDC published Physical Dating Violence Among High School Students-United States, 2003

CDC published Measuring Intimate Partner Violence Victimization and
Perpetration: A Compendium
of Assessment Tools

Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence Victimization Assessment Instruments for Use in Health Care Settings




Consistent definitions are necessary for obtaining accurate and reliable estimates of intimate partner violence.

Data Sources
Data, including the number of violence-related injuries and deaths, help define the magnitude of the problem.

Risk and Protective Factors
Risk and protective factors are important considerations in the development of prevention programs.

Intimate partner violence can have a devastating impact on individuals, families, and communities.

Prevention Strategies
The current science base includes information on best practices and promising prevention strategies.

Strategies for distributing prevention information and ensuring widespread adoption within communities.

If you are, or someone you know is, the victim of intimate partner violence and needs help, contact your local battered women's shelter or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE (7233), 800-787-3224 TYY, or*

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Program

National Violent Death Reporting System
The system collects data on violent deaths from death certificates, police reports, medical examiner and coroner reports, and crime laboratories.

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

CDC's Extramural Research Program

Links to online resource information

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Content Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention
Page last modified: October 21, 2008