Research Review: Family Violence is part of the Joining Forces Joining Families publication series. Research Review: Family Violence presents summaries of current and emerging research in the areas of intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. These highly readable summaries will be helpful for personnel working in Family Advocacy, Primary Care, and Mental Health. Policy makers and community leaders will find the information relevant to the development of public health policy. Each review provides the most important points of a recent publication. Readers can go to the reference cited for complete information. Research Review: Family Violence is published twice per year. Please distribute Research Review: Family Violence to any individuals or organizations you feel may benefit from this information.