PTSD after a sexual trauma

PTSD after a sexual trauma

January 28, 2019
What you need to know about post-traumatic stress disorder after sexual assault or abuse

Intimate Partner Violence and culturally specific interventions

October 12, 2018
Study seeks to understand the cycles of violence within South Texas

Professor aids domestic abuse victims along Texas-Mexico border

September 18, 2015
Nearly one in four women in the United States reports having experienced violence from a current or former intimate partner

From emergency room to courtroom: Meeting the need for forensic nurses in Texas

February 5, 2015

As first responders to victims of interpersonal violence, including sexual abuse, domestic violence and child and elder abuse, forensic nurses provide specialized care and consolation, collect and preserve evidence and give testimony that can be used in a court of law to convict perpetrators. Ultimately, forensic nurses bridge the gap between medicine and the administration of justice. But despite their important role and the high rates of rape and domestic violence in Texas, there is a shortage of forensic nurses.

Intervention can help mothers and children exposed to domestic violence

August 28, 2014

Research has shown that, over time, children who are exposed to violence have a potential to develop or emulate those behaviors.

New faculty solidifies College of Nursing presence in McAllen

April 7, 2014

Nora Montalvo-Liendo, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recently added to the faculty of the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Nursing as assistant professor.