A PsychInfo search (6/05) for “Violence Exposure Scale” or “VEX-R” anywhere revealed
that the measure has been referenced in 5 peer-reviewed journal articles.
1. Finkelhor, D., Ormrod, R., Turner, H., & Hamby, S. (2005). The victimization of children and youth: A comprehensive, national survey. Child Maltreatment: Journal of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 10 (1), 5-25.
2. Raviv, A., Erel, O., Fox, N. A., Leavitt, L. A., Raviv, A., Dar, I., et al. (2001). Individual measurement of exposure to everyday violence among elementary school children across various settings. Journal of Community Psychology, 29, 117-140.
3. Raviv, A., Raviv, A., Shimoni, H., Fox, N. A., & Leavitt. L. A. (1999). Children’s selfreport of exposure to violence and its relation to emotional distress. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 20, 337-353.
4. Shahinfar, A., Fox, N. A., & Leavitt, L. A. (2000). Preschool children’s exposure to violence: Relation of behavior problems to parent and child reports. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 70, 115-125.
5. Stein, B. D., Zima, B. T., Elliott, M. N. Burnam, M., Shahinfar, A., Fox, N. A., & Leavitt, L. A. (2001). Violence exposure among school-age children in foster care: Relationship to distress symptoms. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 40, 588-594.