Violence: key references and evidence

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). Cause-specific inequalities in mortality in Scotland: two decades of change. A population-based study. (PDF) BMC Public Health, 7:172

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

Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2014-15 Scottish Government, 2015

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, 2014-15 Scottish Government, 2014

Homicide in Scotland 2014-2015 Scottish Government, 2015

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

Domestic Abuse recorded by the police in Scotland, 2013-14 and 2014-15 Scottish Government, 2015

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14  Scottish Government, 2015

Department of Urban Studies University of Glasgow, A Report on the Consultation Responses to Putting Our Communities First: A Strategy for tackling Anti-Social Behaviour. University of Glasgow, 2003

High Level Summary of Statistics data for Crime and Justice Trends (pdf) and High Level Summary of Statistics data for Crime and Justice Trends (excel), Scottish Government, 2016

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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