Predictors of engagement with support services in a sample of UK victims of violent crime.

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Lowe, Michelle; Willan, Victoria Jane; Khan, Roxanne; Brooks, Matthew; Robinson, Phaedra; Graham-Kevan, Nicola; Stokes, Rachel; Irving, May; Karwacka, Marta; Bryce, Joanne;
  • Publisher: Sheffield Hallam Universities
  • Subject: L300

Research suggests that engagement with support services after criminal victimisation is low. With this in mind, this study investigated predictors of engagement with Victim Support, in a sample of victims of violent crime. All violent crimes recorded by Lancashire Const... View more
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