Violence: key references and evidence

NHS Health Scotland (2017) Reducing Offending, Reducing Inequality.

Scott, E. (2015) A brief guide to intimate partner violence and abuse. NHS Health Scotland briefing.

Conaglen, P., Gallimore, A. (2014) Violence Prevention: A Public Health Priority. ScotPHN Report.

Bellis, M., Hughes, K., Leckenby, N., Perkins, C., Lowey, H. (2014). National household survey of adverse childhood experiences and their relationship with resilience to health harming behaviours in England. (PDF) BMC Medicine, 12:72.

Bellis, M., Hughes, K., Perkins, C., Bennett, A. Protecting People, Promoting Health. A public health approach to violence prevention for England. 2012. North West Public Health Observatory at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University & Department of Health.

Leyland, A. H., Dundas, R., McLoone, P., Boody, F. A. (2007). Inequalities in mortality in Scotland 1981-2001 (MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

WHO. Violence prevention. The evidence. Series of briefings on violence prevention. 2010. World Health Organization & JMU Centre for Public Health

World Health Organisation (WHO) World report on violence and health WHO, 2002.

Recorded Crime in Scotland, Scottish Government.

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, Scottish Government.

Homicide in Scotland, Scottish Government.

Domestic Abuse recorded by the police in Scotland, Scottish Government.

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland,  Scottish Government.

High Level Summary of Statistics data for Crime and Justice Trends, Scottish Government.

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)


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