Melissa Dichter

Associate Professor
Social Work
Office
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

Biography

Melissa Dichter is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Temple University. Dr. Dichter earned her PhD in social welfare and master of social work from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BA in child development from Tufts University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion. In addition to her role at Temple, Melissa also serves as associate director and core investigator at the VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion at the Crescenz (Philadelphia) VA Medical Center. Prior to her position at Temple University, Melissa was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.

Dr. Dichter’s research focuses on individuals’ experiences with, and system responses to, intimate partner violence (IPV). Her work has examined healthcare system identification of and response to patient experience with IPV; IPV survivor experiences with criminal legal system intervention; health and social impacts of IPV experience; IPV survivor engagement in social services, social relationships, and advocacy; and IPV experiences of women military veterans. Dr. Dichter’s work has also focused on identifying and meeting the health and psychosocial needs of women military veterans and of gender and sexual minority populations. Dr. Dichter has methodological expertise in primary data collection, mixed methods and qualitative research methods, and community-engaged research.

Education

  • PhD, Social Welfare, University of Pennsylvania
  • MSW, Clinical Social Work, University of Pennsylvania 
  • BA, Child Development, Tufts University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

SSWG 8000

Intimate Partner Violence

Graduate

SSWG 8000

Special Topics in Social Work

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Dichter, M.E., Chatterjee, A., Protasiuk, E., & Newman, B.S. (2022). "I'd Go from a Mountain Top and Tell My Story": Perspectives of Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence on Storytelling for Social Change. Violence Against Women, 28(6-7), pp. 1708-1720. United States. doi: 10.1177/10778012211024267

  • Ogden, S.N., Dichter, M.E., & Bazzi, A.R. (2022). Intimate partner violence as a predictor of substance use outcomes among women: A systematic review. Addict Behav, 127, p. 107214. England. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107214

  • Dichter, M.E., Krishnamurti, L.S., Chhatre, S., Hoffmire, C.A., Monteith, L.L., Bellamy, S.L., Iverson, K.M., Montgomery, A.E., Agha, A., & McCoy, I. (2022). Gender differences in veterans' use of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL): Findings from VCL call data. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 74, pp. 65-70. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2021.12.006

  • Iverson, K.M., Danitz, S.B., Driscoll, M., Vogt, D., Hamilton, A.B., Gerber, M.R., Stirman, S.W., Shayani, D.R., Suvak, M.K., & Dichter, M.E. (2022). Recovering from intimate partner violence through Strengths and Empowerment (RISE): Development, pilot testing, and refinement of a patient-centered brief counseling intervention for women. Psychol Serv, 19(Suppl 2), pp. 102-112. United States. doi: 10.1037/ser0000544

  • Sorrentino, A.E., Iverson, K.M., Tuepker, A., True, G., Cusack, M., Newell, S., & Dichter, M.E. (2021). Mental health care in the context of intimate partner violence: Survivor perspectives. Psychol Serv, 18(4), pp. 512-522. United States. doi: 10.1037/ser0000427

  • Creech, S.K., Pulverman, C.S., Kroll-Desrosiers, A., Kinney, R., Dichter, M.E., & Mattocks, K. (2021). Intimate Partner Violence Among Pregnant Veterans: Prevalence, Associated Mental Health Conditions, and Health Care Utilization. J Gen Intern Med, 36(10), pp. 2982-2988. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06498-3

  • Grillo, A.R., Danitz, S.B., Dichter, M.E., Driscoll, M.A., Gerber, M.R., Hamilton, A.B., Wiltsey-Stirman, S., & Iverson, K.M. (2021). Strides Toward Recovery From Intimate Partner Violence: Elucidating Patient-Centered Outcomes to Optimize a Brief Counseling Intervention for Women. J Interpers Violence, 36(15-16), pp. NP8431-NP8453. United States. doi: 10.1177/0886260519840408

  • Nadler, L.E., Ogden, S.N., Scheffey, K.L., Cronholm, P.F., & Dichter, M.E. (2021). Provider Practices and Perspectives regarding Collection and Documentation of Gender Identity. J Homosex, 68(6), pp. 901-913. United States. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2019.1667162

  • Adjognon, O.L., Brady, J.E., Gerber, M.R., Dichter, M.E., Grillo, A.R., Hamilton, A.B., Stirman, S.W., & Iverson, K.M. (2021). Getting Routine Intimate Partner Violence Screening Right: Implementation Strategies Used in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Primary Care. J Am Board Fam Med, 34(2), pp. 346-356. United States. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2021.02.200311

  • Denneson, L.M., Hoffmire, C.A., Blosnich, J.R., Dichter, M.E., Fitelson, E., Holliday, R., Monteith, L.L., Smolenski, D.J., & Yano, E.M. (2021). Advancing Knowledge of Suicide Risk and Prevention Among Women: Introduction to the Supplement. Med Care, 59, pp. S1-S3. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001483

  • Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., & Blosnich, J.R. (2021). Gender Differences in the Predictors of Suicide-related Morbidity Among Veterans Reporting Current Housing Instability. Med Care, 59, pp. S36-S41. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001422

  • Hoffmire, C.A., Denneson, L.M., Monteith, L.L., Dichter, M.E., Gradus, J.L., Cappelletti, M.M., Brenner, L.A., & Yano, E.M. (2021). Accelerating Research on Suicide Risk and Prevention in Women Veterans Through Research-Operations Partnerships. Med Care, 59, pp. S11-S16. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001432

  • Blosnich, J.R., Garfin, D.R., Maguen, S., Vogt, D., Dichter, M.E., Hoffmire, C.A., Bernhard, P.A., & Schneiderman, A. (2021). Differences in childhood adversity, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempt among veterans and nonveterans. Am Psychol, 76(2), pp. 284-299. United States. doi: 10.1037/amp0000755

  • Blosnich, J.R., Montgomery, A.E., Taylor, L.D., & Dichter, M.E. (2020). Adverse social factors and all-cause mortality among male and female patients receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration. Prev Med, 141, p. 106272. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106272

  • Montgomery, A.E., Byrne, T.H., Cusack, M.C., Chhabra, M., Sorrentino, A.E., Dichter, M.E., & True, G. (2020). Patients’ perspectives on elements of stable housing and threats to housing stability. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 11(4), pp. 545-567. doi: 10.1086/712238

  • Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M., Byrne, T., & Blosnich, J. (2020). Intervention to address homelessness and all-cause and suicide mortality among unstably housed US Veterans, 2012-2016. J Epidemiol Community Health. England. doi: 10.1136/jech-2020-214664

  • Blosnich, J.R., Dichter, M.E., Gurewich, D., Montgomery, A.E., Kressin, N.R., Lee, R., Hester, C.M., & Hausmann, L.R.M. (2020). Health Services Research and Social Determinants of Health in the Nation's Largest Integrated Health Care System: Steps and Leaps in the Veterans Health Administration. Mil Med, 185(9-10), pp. e1353-e1356. England. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa067

  • Dichter, M.E., Makaroun, L., Tuepker, A., True, G., Montgomery, A.E., & Iverson, K. (2020). Middle-aged Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence Screening and Disclosure: "It's a private matter. It's an embarrassing situation." J Gen Intern Med, 35(9), pp. 2655-2661. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05947-3

  • Davis, C.I., Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Taylor, L.D., & Blosnich, J.R. (2020). Social determinants and emergency department utilization: Findings from the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Emerg Med, 38(9), pp. 1904-1909. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2020.05.078

  • Blosnich, J.R., Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Gordon, A.J., Kavalieratos, D., Taylor, L., Ketterer, B., & Bossarte, R.M. (2020). Social Determinants and Military Veterans' Suicide Ideation and Attempt: a Cross-sectional Analysis of Electronic Health Record Data. J Gen Intern Med, 35(6), pp. 1759-1767. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05447-z

  • Iverson, K.M., Dichter, M.E., Stolzmann, K., Adjognon, O.L., Lew, R.A., Bruce, L.E., Gerber, M.R., Portnoy, G.A., & Miller, C.J. (2020). Assessing the Veterans Health Administration's response to intimate partner violence among women: protocol for a randomized hybrid type 2 implementation-effectiveness trial. Implement Sci, 15(1), p. 29. England. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-0969-0

  • Makaroun, L.K., Brignone, E., Rosland, A., & Dichter, M.E. (2020). Association of Health Conditions and Health Service Utilization With Intimate Partner Violence Identified via Routine Screening Among Middle-Aged and Older Women. JAMA Netw Open, 3(4), p. e203138. United States. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.3138

  • Cusack, M., Montgomery, A.E., Sorrentino, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Chhabra, M., & True, G. (2020). Journey to Home: development of a conceptual model to describe Veterans' experiences with resolving housing instability. Housing Studies, 35(2), pp. 310-332. doi: 10.1080/02673037.2019.1598551

  • Dichter, M.E., Ogden, S.N., Clyatt, K.J., & Roberts, C.B. (2020). Missed Opportunity for HIV Prevention Among a High-Risk Population of Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence. J Gen Intern Med, 35(1), pp. 392-393. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05372-1

  • Ogden, S.N., Scheffey, K.L., Blosnich, J.R., & Dichter, M.E. (2020). "Do I feel safe revealing this information to you?": Patient perspectives on disclosing sexual orientation and gender identity in healthcare. J Am Coll Health, 68(6), pp. 617-623. United States. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2019.1583663

  • Yu, B., Montgomery, A.E., True, G., Cusack, M., Sorrentino, A., Chhabra, M., & Dichter, M.E. (2020). The intersection of interpersonal violence and housing instability: Perspectives from women veterans. Am J Orthopsychiatry, 90(1), pp. 63-69. United States. doi: 10.1037/ort0000379

  • Dichter, M.E. & Ogden, S.N. (2019). The Challenges Presented Around Collection of Patient Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information For Reduction of Health Disparities. Med Care, 57(12), pp. 945-948. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001219

  • Danitz, S.B., Stirman, S.W., Grillo, A.R., Dichter, M.E., Driscoll, M., Gerber, M.R., Gregor, K., Hamilton, A.B., & Iverson, K.M. (2019). When user-centered design meets implementation science: integrating provider perspectives in the development of an intimate partner violence intervention for women treated in the United States' largest integrated healthcare system. BMC Womens Health, 19(1), p. 145. England. doi: 10.1186/s12905-019-0837-8

  • Iverson, K.M., Adjognon, O., Grillo, A.R., Dichter, M.E., Gutner, C.A., Hamilton, A.B., Stirman, S.W., & Gerber, M.R. (2019). Intimate Partner Violence Screening Programs in the Veterans Health Administration: Informing Scale-up of Successful Practices. J Gen Intern Med, 34(11), pp. 2435-2442. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05240-y

  • Carter, S.P., Montgomery, A.E., Henderson, E.R., Ketterer, B., Dichter, M., Gordon, A.J., Shipherd, J.C., Kauth, M.R., & Blosnich, J.R. (2019). Housing Instability Characteristics Among Transgender Veterans Cared for in the Veterans Health Administration, 2013-2016. Am J Public Health, 109(10), pp. 1413-1418. United States. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305219

  • Chhabra, M., Sorrentino, A.E., Cusack, M., Dichter, M.E., Montgomery, A.E., & True, G. (2019). Screening for Housing Instability: Providers' Reflections on Addressing a Social Determinant of Health. J Gen Intern Med, 34(7), pp. 1213-1219. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-04895-x

  • Scheffey, K.L., Ogden, S.N., & Dichter, M.E. (2019). "The Idea of Categorizing Makes Me Feel Uncomfortable": University Student Perspectives on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Labeling in the Healthcare Setting. Arch Sex Behav, 48(5), pp. 1555-1562. United States. doi: 10.1007/s10508-019-1401-1

  • Tsai, C. & Dichter, M.E. (2019). The Trafficking of Children in the Greater Mekong Region: A Review of Recent Literature. Child Abuse Review, 28(3), pp. 198-208. doi: 10.1002/car.2562

  • Cusack, M., Montgomery, A.E., Hunt-Johnson, N., Dichter, M., & True, G. (2019). Making Connections: Understanding How Screening, Triage, and Referral Processes Can Promote Veteran Housing Stability. Soc Work Public Health, 34(6), pp. 483-491. United States. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2019.1629143

  • Dichter, M.E., Sorrentino, A.E., Haywood, T.N., Tuepker, A., Newell, S., Cusack, M., & True, G. (2019). Women's Participation in Research on Intimate Partner Violence: Findings on Recruitment, Retention, and Participants' Experiences. Womens Health Issues, 29(5), pp. 440-446. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2019.03.007

  • Rhodes, K.V., Dichter, M.E., & Smith, K.L. (2018). Challenges and Opportunities for Studying Routine Screening for Abuse. JAMA, 320(16), pp. 1645-1647. United States. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14745

  • Dichter, M.E., Teitelman, A., Klusaritz, H., Maurer, D.M., Cronholm, P.F., & Doubeni, C.A. (2018). Trauma-Informed Care Training in Family Medicine Residency Programs Results From a CERA Survey. Fam Med, 50(8), pp. 617-622. United States. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2018.505481

  • Dichter, M.E., Thomas, K.A., Crits-Christoph, P., Ogden, S.N., & Rhodes, K.V. (2018). Coercive Control in Intimate Partner Violence: Relationship with Women's Experience of Violence, Use of Violence, and Danger. Psychol Violence, 8(5), pp. 596-604. United States. doi: 10.1037/vio0000158

  • Dichter, M.E., Ogden, S.N., & Scheffey, K.L. (2018). Provider Perspectives on the Application of Patient Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Care: A Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med, 33(8), pp. 1359-1365. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4489-4

  • Dardis, C.M., Dichter, M.E., & Iverson, K.M. (2018). Empowerment, PTSD and revictimization among women who have experienced intimate partner violence. Psychiatry Res, 266, pp. 103-110. Ireland. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.05.034

  • Dichter, M.E., Sorrentino, A.E., Haywood, T.N., Bellamy, S.L., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C.B., & Iverson, K.M. (2018). Women's Healthcare Utilization Following Routine Screening for Past-Year Intimate Partner Violence in the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med, 33(6), pp. 936-941. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4321-1

  • Cronholm, P.F. & Dichter, M.E. (2018). The Need for Systems of Care and a Trauma-Informed Approach to Intimate Partner Violence. Am Fam Physician, 97(11), p. Online. United States. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Montgomery, A.E., Sorrentino, A.E., Cusack, M.C., Bellamy, S.L., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C.B., & Dichter, M.E. (2018). Recent Intimate Partner Violence and Housing Instability Among Women Veterans. Am J Prev Med, 54(4), pp. 584-590. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.020

  • Dichter, M.E., Wagner, C., & True, G. (2018). Women Veterans' Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Non-Partner Sexual Assault in the Context of Military Service: Implications for Supporting Women's Health and Well-Being. J Interpers Violence, 33(6), pp. 843-864. United States. doi: 10.1177/0886260516669166

  • Keddem, S., Frasso, R., Dichter, M., & Hanlon, A. (2018). The Association Between Pregnancy Intention and Breastfeeding. J Hum Lact, 34(1), pp. 97-105. United States. doi: 10.1177/0890334417725032

  • Iverson, K.M., Sorrentino, A.E., Bellamy, S.L., Grillo, A.R., Haywood, T.N., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C.B., & Dichter, M.E. (2018). Adoption, penetration, and effectiveness of a secondary risk screener for intimate partner violence: Evidence to inform screening practices in integrated care settings. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 51, pp. 79-84. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2018.01.002

  • Brignone, E., Sorrentino, A.E., Roberts, C.B., & Dichter, M.E. (2018). Suicidal ideation and behaviors among women veterans with recent exposure to intimate partner violence. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 55, pp. 60-64. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2018.10.006

  • Montgomery, A.E., Byrne, T.H., & Dichter, M.E. (2018). Unique considerations for homeless female veterans. In Homelessness among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives (pp. 163-188). doi: 10.1093/oso/9780190695132.003.0008

  • Dichter, M.E., Sorrentino, A., Bellamy, S., Medvedeva, E., Roberts, C.B., & Iverson, K.M. (2017). Disproportionate Mental Health Burden Associated With Past-Year Intimate Partner Violence Among Women Receiving Care in the Veterans Health Administration. J Trauma Stress, 30(6), pp. 555-563. United States. doi: 10.1002/jts.22241

  • Ruben, M.A., Blosnich, J.R., Dichter, M.E., Luscri, L., & Shipherd, J.C. (2017). Will Veterans Answer Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions? Med Care, 55 Suppl 9 Suppl 2, pp. S85-S89. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000744

  • Dichter, M.E., Haywood, T.N., Butler, A.E., Bellamy, S.L., & Iverson, K.M. (2017). Intimate Partner Violence Screening in the Veterans Health Administration: Demographic and Military Service Characteristics. Am J Prev Med, 52(6), pp. 761-768. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2017.01.003

  • Dichter, M.E., Wagner, C., Borrero, S., Broyles, L., & Montgomery, A.E. (2017). Intimate partner violence, unhealthy alcohol use, and housing instability among women veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Psychol Serv, 14(2), pp. 246-249. United States. doi: 10.1037/ser0000132

  • Blosnich, J.R., Marsiglio, M.C., Dichter, M.E., Gao, S., Gordon, A.J., Shipherd, J.C., Kauth, M.R., Brown, G.R., & Fine, M.J. (2017). Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Medical Conditions Among Transgender Veterans. Am J Prev Med, 52(4), pp. 491-498. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.12.019

  • Kimerling, R., Iverson, K.M., Dichter, M.E., Rodriguez, A.L., Wong, A., & Pavao, J. (2016). Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence among Women Veterans who Utilize Veterans Health Administration Primary Care. J Gen Intern Med, 31(8), pp. 888-894. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3701-7

  • Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Thomasson, A.M., & Roberts, C.B. (2016). Services Receipt Following Veteran Outpatients' Positive Screen for Homelessness. Am J Prev Med, 50(3), pp. 336-343. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.035

  • Iverson, K.M., Stirman, S.W., Street, A.E., Gerber, M.R., Carpenter, S.L., Dichter, M.E., Bair-Merritt, M., & Vogt, D. (2016). Female veterans' preferences for counseling related to intimate partner violence: Informing patient-centered interventions. Gen Hosp Psychiatry, 40, pp. 33-38. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.03.001

  • Dichter, M.E., Wagner, C., & True, G. (2015). Timing of Intimate Partner Violence in Relationship to Military Service Among Women Veterans. Mil Med, 180(11), pp. 1124-1127. England. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00582

  • McCauley, H.L., Blosnich, J.R., & Dichter, M.E. (2015). Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adult Health Outcomes Among Veteran and Non-Veteran Women. J Womens Health (Larchmt), 24(9), pp. 723-729. United States. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2014.4997

  • Dichter, M.E. & True, G. (2015). “This Is the Story of Why My Military Career Ended Before It Should Have”: Premature Separation From Military Service Among U.S. Women Veterans. Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work, 30(2), pp. 187-199. doi: 10.1177/0886109914555219

  • Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Thomasson, A.M., Roberts, C.B., & Byrne, T. (2015). Disparities in housing status among veterans with general medical, cognitive, and behavioral health conditions. Psychiatr Serv, 66(3), pp. 317-320. United States. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201400014

  • Iverson, K.M., Vogt, D., Dichter, M.E., Carpenter, S.L., Kimerling, R., Street, A.E., & Gerber, M.R. (2015). Intimate Partner Violence and Current Mental Health Needs Among Female Veterans. J Am Board Fam Med, 28(6), pp. 772-776. United States. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.06.150154

  • Dichter, M.E., Wagner, C., Goldberg, E.B., & Iverson, K.M. (2015). Intimate Partner Violence Detection and Care in the Veterans Health Administration: Patient and Provider Perspectives. Womens Health Issues, 25(5), pp. 555-560. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2015.06.006

  • Cerulli, C., Kothari, C., Dichter, M., Marcus, S., Kim, T.K., Wiley, J., & Rhodes, K.V. (2015). Help-seeking patterns among women experiencing intimate partner violence: do they forgo the criminal justice system if their adjudication wishes are not met? Violence Vict, 30(1), pp. 16-31. United States. doi: 10.1891/0886-6708.vv-d-13-00064

  • Cerulli, C., Trabold, N., Kothari, C.L., Dichter, M.E., Raimondi, C., Lucas, J., Cobus, A., & Rhodes, K.V. (2015). In Our Voice: Survivors’ Recommendations for Change. Journal of Family Violence, 30(1), pp. 75-83. doi: 10.1007/s10896-014-9657-7

  • Wagner, C., Dichter, M.E., & Mattocks, K. (2015). Women Veterans' Pathways to and Perspectives on Veterans Affairs Health Care. Womens Health Issues, 25(6), pp. 658-665. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2015.06.009

  • Montgomery, A.E., Dichter, M.E., Thomasson, A.M., Fu, X., & Roberts, C.B. (2015). Demographic characteristics associated with homelessness and risk among female and male veterans accessing VHA outpatient care. Womens Health Issues, 25(1), pp. 42-48. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2014.10.003

  • Dichter, M.E., Marcus, S.C., Wagner, C., & Bonomi, A.E. (2014). Associations Between Psychological, Physical, and Sexual Intimate Partner Violence and Health Outcomes Among Women Veteran VA Patients. Social Work in Mental Health, 12, pp. 411-428. doi: 10.1080/15332985.2013.870104

  • Blosnich, J.R., Dichter, M.E., Cerulli, C., Batten, S.V., & Bossarte, R.M. (2014). Disparities in adverse childhood experiences among individuals with a history of military service. JAMA Psychiatry, 71(9), pp. 1041-1048. United States. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.724

  • Cerulli, C., Kothari, C.L., Dichter, M., Marcus, S., Wiley, J., & Rhodes, K.V. (2014). Victim Participation in Intimate Partner Violence Prosecution: Implications for Safety. Violence Against Women, 20(5), pp. 539-560. United States. doi: 10.1177/1077801214535105

  • Gerber, M.R., Iverson, K.M., Dichter, M.E., Klap, R., & Latta, R.E. (2014). Women veterans and intimate partner violence: current state of knowledge and future directions. J Womens Health (Larchmt), 23(4), pp. 302-309. United States. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2013.4513

  • Cerulli, C., Bossarte, R.M., & Dichter, M.E. (2014). Exploring intimate partner violence status among male veterans and associated health outcomes. Am J Mens Health, 8(1), pp. 66-73. United States. doi: 10.1177/1557988313492558

  • Mattocks, K.M., Sadler, A., Yano, E.M., Krebs, E.E., Zephyrin, L., Brandt, C., Kimerling, R., Sandfort, T., Dichter, M.E., Weiss, J.J., Allison, J., & Haskell, S. (2013). Sexual victimization, health status, and VA healthcare utilization among lesbian and bisexual OEF/OIF veterans. J Gen Intern Med, 28 Suppl 2(Suppl 2), pp. S604-S608. United States. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2357-9

  • Dichter, M.E. (2013). "They Arrested Me-And I Was the Victim": Women's Experiences With Getting Arrested in the Context of Domestic Violence. Women and Criminal Justice, 23(2), pp. 81-98. doi: 10.1080/08974454.2013.759068

  • Byrne, T., Montgomery, A.E., & Dichter, M.E. (2013). Homelessness among female veterans: a systematic review of the literature. Women Health, 53(6), pp. 572-596. United States. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2013.817504

  • Kothari, C.L., Rhodes, K.V., Wiley, J.A., Fink, J., Overholt, S., Dichter, M.E., Marcus, S.C., & Cerulli, C. (2012). Protection orders protect against assault and injury: a longitudinal study of police-involved women victims of intimate partner violence. J Interpers Violence, 27(14), pp. 2845-2868. United States. doi: 10.1177/0886260512438284

  • Dichter, M.E. & Gelles, R.J. (2012). Women's perceptions of safety and risk following police intervention for intimate partner violence. Violence Against Women, 18(1), pp. 44-63. United States. doi: 10.1177/1077801212437016

  • Edwardsen, E.A., Dichter, M.E., Walsh, P., & Cerulli, C. (2011). Instructional curriculum improves medical staff knowledge and efficacy for patients experiencing intimate partner violence. Mil Med, 176(11), pp. 1260-1264. England. doi: 10.7205/milmed-d-11-00258

  • Dichter, M.E. & Rhodes, K.V. (2011). Intimate Partner Violence Survivors' Unmet Social Service Needs. Journal of Social Service Research, 37(5), pp. 481-489. doi: 10.1080/01488376.2011.587747

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